Dress

American, made of English fabric
1770–80


Object Place: America

Dimensions

177 cm (69 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.647

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cafè-au-lait silk damask. Bodice back has stitched-down pleat, elbow-length sleeves. Square neck. Skirt front edges and sleeves trimmed with brown and cream fly fringe. Bodice and sleeves lined with cream linen. Believed to have been worn by Mrs. Samuel Winslow.

Provenance

Believed to have been worn by Mrs. Samuel Winslow. Gift of Miss Anne Winslow to MFA, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anne Winslow