Woman's brown cotton work gown or dress printed with small white geometric flowers. Long straight sleeves, lined with blue resist cotton. Bodice gathered at shoulders and center front and back. Gathered skirt. Piping at waist, neck, and sleeve holes. No apparent means of fastening the dress in front.Probable Datecirca 1840
Boots ca. 1880-1890, via Manchester City Galleries.
Dress 1840 The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The red Garibaldi Blouse was popular in the Crinoline Period because of General Giuseppe Garibaldi's soldiers.