Requires Photography

Dress

French
about 1855


Object Place: France

Dimensions

129 cm (50 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2122

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress; taupe taffeta; fitted bodice with high round neckline; long, double-tiered fullskirt with fullness gathered evenly all around; tiers of skirt and lower tier of sleeve of taffeta with matching ground and deep brocaded border design of horizontal ribs of darker taupe alternating with bands of minute black and white checkerboard; sleeves and skirt tiers edged with taupe silk fringe.
(Size 34–small waist)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. N. Blake