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Object Name DRESS
Catalog Number 0985.09.00026
Description Adult dress, brown linen gauze fabric with woven white pinstrips and embroidered with blue silk thread and white silk thread flowers. Band collar with front open placket, no closures. Long coat sleeves are lined with stiff open weave fabric, open cuff with vent. Proper right sleeve has a cap sleeve at shoulder trimmed with blue silk rusching. Other side cap sleeve is missing. Bodice is gathered at self-fabric waistband with stripes horizontally, bodice and skirt, stripes are vertical. Skirt is gathered at waist.
The bodice is plain with capped sleeves.
Dimensions L-60 inches
Owned Margaret Sue Jordan Eanes
Provenance Wedding dress worn during the war by Mrs. Margaret Sue Jordan Eanes, at the time of her marriage to Major James L. Eanes.
People Eanes, Margaret Sue Jordan
Eanes, James L.
Subjects weddings
marriage
Wedding clothing & dress
women
Clothing & dress
Civil War, U.S.