White woven striped cotton gown, ca. 1808. U of Washington. CF bodice opening, high neckline gathered into a collar band/ruff. Smooth waist, ruffle down CF. Very tiny CB piece, regular SB. Puffed upper sleeve; very fitted and shaped lower sleeve. Rectangular back skirt, tiny concave waist, pleated to fit. Shaped CF and SF skirt pieces, drop-front, with edge ties to meet at back waist.
Pattern for an 1809 Brown Wool Gown In the Collection of the Missouri Historical Society (1954.121.24). Apron front skirt, CF opening bodice. Square neck, regular back and SB pieces, straight shoulder straps. Sleeve straight and piece. (Elbow length? Looks short.) 3 26" skirt panels, 1" deep pleats every .75". One .5" tuck 2.5" from hem. CF skirt drawstring, ties over bodice.