Here is a hand stitched resist printed ivory foliage pattern on Turkey Red linen gown with short sleeves. The gown opens down the back and fastens with tiny shell buttons and button holes. One button is missing at the top neck. The other 2 are there. There is a matching decorative button on the front bodice which could be used in back. The gown has short bound sleeves and shallow scooped neck edged in lace. Gown is 16" long, 5.5" shoulder to shoulder, 5" around arm holes, 12" around waist buttoned and 3.25" from shoulder to waist. There is a little hole and 2 little cuts in fabric toward the bottom of the skirt between fold. Other wise gown is sturdy. It would work nicely over a white or indigo blouse.
19th Century Resist Printed Ivy Leaf on Turkey Red Linen Hand Stitched Gown