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Black satin evening dress

American
About 1828


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

78.5 cm (30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.237

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Straight silhouette; sleeveless; short skirt, shorter on left and dipping to deep point at center back; beaded with several kinds of black beads in large-scale peony design; black satin slip incorporated into upper part of dress.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham