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Day dress

French or American
1845–50


Object Place: France or United States

Dimensions

121 cm (47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.155

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue, green, pink plaid silk taffeta. Plain round neckline; pleated panel front bodice, double princess seams. Full-length sleeves into welted seam at natural shoulder, fullness and ease at elbow, short narrow slit cuffs with lace trim and hook-and-eye closures. Fullness of skirt gathered into welted natural waistline. Bodice lined with linen; boning front and princess seams.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection