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Day dress in three part (skirt)

American
about 1870


Object Place, U.S.A. or France

Dimensions

119 cm (46 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.1003b

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta and velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Three-piece. Purple silk taffeta and black velvet. Bodice (a) trimmed with purple fringe and black buttons; long sleeves. Skirt (b) hem of black velvet trimmed with purple ruchings. Over-skirt or apron (c) of alternate stripes of black velvet and purple taffeta; trimmed with purple fringe and self-ruchings. Good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kendall