Requires Photography

Dress

French
Around 1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

107.5 cm (42 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1000

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed cotton; pinkish-red ground with a scatter of a conventionalized sprig in red, yellow, green-blue. violet and white. Very short bodice with low rounded neck, full-length sleeves, draw-strings tying in front; lozenge-shaped panel at center of back with five silk-covered buttons. Plain, full skirt (with drawstring) sewn to white cotton lining of bodice at back and falling free at front; pocket slits at sides. A number of small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend