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Title: Dimity gown
Description: Gown. Includes a blouse, skirt, pillowcase or cloth bag, and a net petticoat. Also included are an empty Derby Silver Company cardboard box, a child's linen blouse, and a silk / satin cream-colored parasol cover.
Description: Historical Note: While the provenance of these items is not clear, notes suggest that this two-piece satin dress with train (refered to as a dimity gown) was worn in 1826 by a member of the Richard Niles Graham / Elisha Marshall Pease family. The child's shirt is presumed to be one made by Elisha Marshall Pease's mother in 1813 when he was a baby.
Citation information: ATF0081, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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Size or duration: a). 26 in x 19 in x 1 in; b). 60 in x 45 in x 0.5 in; c). 31 in x 20.5 in; d). 44 in x 38 in; e). 10.2 in x 4 in x 1 in; f). 12 in x 8.5 in; g). 18 in x 3 in