Dress

American
1752; restyled about 1775
Woven by Simon Julins (English, 1688–1774), Designed by Anna Maria Garthwaite (English, 1690–1763)


Object Place: America

Dimensions

161 cm (63 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: cb L: 60 5/8 in.

Accession Number

59.648

Medium or Technique

Silk; damask

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue silk damask (imported from England). Back of bodice has stitched-down tucks to waist, elbow length sleeves, square neck. Ruching of blue silk around neckline and down front edge. Bodice and sleeves lined with cream linen. Said to have been worn by a member of the Winslow family, possibly Mrs. Samuel Winslow.

Provenance

Believed to have been worn by Mrs. Samuel Winslow.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anne Winslow