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Day dress

French
about 1825–30


Object Place: France

Dimensions

110 cm (43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.147

Medium or Technique

Print on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed cotton in beige, lavender, green, red, black vertical decorative stripes on cream ground. Wide shallow welted V-neckline. Full-length “leg of mutton” sleeves, stitched-down pleated panel over shoulder into welted shoulder seam, fullness gathered at elbows, tapered to slit welted wrist with hook-and-eye closures. Bodice fullness gathered from shoulder seam to welted band center front; 2 darts at princess line, detachable belt over waistband. Skirt fullness cartridge pleated into waistband. Hook-and-eye back closure. Cotton muslin bodice and sleeve linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection