Dress

Indian
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

136 cm (53 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1620

Medium or Technique

Painted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Glazed block printed cotton in blue/red floral motifs on green ground. Lowered round neckline gathered with drawstring front closure. Fitted bodice with V-shape front with hook-and-eye closure; back vertically fitted to wide center pleat extending to hem. Semi-fitted sleeves with fullness at elbows and slits and ends. Skirt fullness cartridge pleated at waistline. Striped and plaid linen bodice, stiffened black gauze sleeve lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection