The University of Texas at Austin
Womans blouse [back]
Identifier: TMC_0113
Title: Womans blouse [back]
Description: 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. Donated by the Weems-Craig Family.
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: circa 1870-1890
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: [Metric, Rm C 4.6]
Format: Blouses (main garments)
Size: 40.5 cm W x 51 cm L
Related items: See TMC_0090 for front view.  
Other ID: TMM 2538-29
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century