White cotton ladies blouse has long sleeves. The upper part is decorated with four narrow tucks, cuffs are rows of handmade Bedfordshire lace. Back closure has eight mother of pearl buttons. Back has four vertical tucks on either side of opening. High lace collar has stays. Front has four vertical tucks by bother sleeves, front is decorated with hand embroidered flowers and vines. Ties extend from back to tie in front. Stays are celluloid. Blouse is machine sewn with hand sewn button holes.
L. 51 x W. 40.5 cm (L. 20.1 x W. 15.9 in)
Place of Origin
Gift from Weems-Craig Family to Texas Memorial Museum, 10/12/1886