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Day dress

French
about 1830–50


Object Place: Provence(?), France

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

43.610a

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed cotton with Indian-style floral motifs on white ground. Jacket-bodice: open front (no closures), fiddle back, waist jacket pleat center back,; full-length sleeves, fullness gathered in shoulder seams; plain wide round neckline; lined with coarse cotton. Skirt: gathered waistband with drawstring closure at back; band of red resist-dyed cotton lining base.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection