PEM Collection Masks: Embroidered Dress

As featured in the Boston Globe! Read here.

PEM’s new line of reusable cloth masks feature unique details from works in our rich and storied collection. From floral Japanese kimono prints and Chinese porcelain to witches flying over Salem and an iconic great sea serpent, your mask is sure to turn heads and spark conversations. View our full selection.

dress, 1878-1879
Wool, silk, cotton
United States
Chest 32 inches (81.28 cm)
Gift of David O. Ives, 1976

About the original work: A dark green wool dress, possibly a dressing gown, embroidered with multi-colored silk flowers; cotton and wool lining. Unboned. The dress features a high stand up collar with ruffles; long sleeves with deep cuffs. Created in the United States.


2 Layer Cotton and Polyester Blend

Elastic ear loops

8 inches wide; 5 1/2 inches height (with pleats open)

Care:  These reusable cloth masks are machine washable. We recommend washing your mask before first use and after wearing. Lay flat to dry.

Made in the USA

Not a direct substitute for N95, surgical, or procedural masks and are NOT FDA approved. This is a personal use item and cannot be returned.

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