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Dress

French
Early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

120 cm (47 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.711

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made of striped and weft-figured satin. Wide navy blue stripes alternating with narrow white and light blue triangles in dark stripes. Very short, flat bodice with low wide neckline; straight, flat, full-length sleeves with sparsely gathered cuffs. Skirt flat in front, gathered behind; same length all around. Narrow self bands at waist, cuffs and hemline. Narrow black band inside hem brittle, torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot