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Date
c. 1779
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
103.05.1060
Description
Long, empire style, very fine, natural colour, cotton. Long sleeves gathered at the top with tiny tucks at the narrow wrist. Bodice is lined at the front. Open from neck to hem at back with 17 tiny, covered and embroidered buttons. 7 tiny tucks running beside buttonholes full length of back open…
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Title
Dress
Date
c. 1779
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
37.0 x 172.0 cm
Description
Long, empire style, very fine, natural colour, cotton. Long sleeves gathered at the top with tiny tucks at the narrow wrist. Bodice is lined at the front. Open from neck to hem at back with 17 tiny, covered and embroidered buttons. 7 tiny tucks running beside buttonholes full length of back opening. Empire waist has drawstring at front to adjust waistline.
Subject
households, clothing
Serena Potts
Emma Leehman Potts
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.05.1060
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Date
1775 – 1820
Material
glass; fibre; paper; bone; metal
Catalogue Number
107.02.1016
Description
Kit with various beads and supplies for working. 26 small paper bundles of beads, tied with string. One long beaded string, mauve. One piece of muslin 16.3 x 22.0, all edges whip stitched. Unfinished beadwork in blc 4.0 x 7.5, mauve background, green pot with stems and 2 hanging burgandy flower…
Title
Kit Beadwork
Date
1775 – 1820
Material
glass; fibre; paper; bone; metal
Description
Kit with various beads and supplies for working. 26 small paper bundles of beads, tied with string. One long beaded string, mauve. One piece of muslin 16.3 x 22.0, all edges whip stitched. Unfinished beadwork in blc 4.0 x 7.5, mauve background, green pot with stems and 2 hanging burgandy flowers. Thin needle with string pinned in material. One bone crochet hook 8.5 x 1.8. One square paper box with lid with loose beads. Written on box in pencil: "Last piece beadwork by Grandmother Cope Sharples - 1820" Another piece of paper has written: "Elizabeth Jefferes last work about 2 years before she died."
Subject
hobbies
Mary Schaffer Warren
Cope Sharples
Elizabeth Jefferes
beadwork
needlework
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
107.02.1016
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