Dress

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

117 cm (46 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1624

Medium or Technique

Silk; Pale blue moiré embroidered with gold

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pale blue silk embroidered with plain and textured flat gilt-copper wire in floral motifs at skirt base, sprigs on skirt and sleeves; gilt lace at neck, wrist, and waistlines. Slightly lowered round neckline, raised waistline. Knife pleated front with yoke and set-in sleeve construction; knife pleated and embroidered back, slight V at yoke center back. 3/4 sleeves. Drawstring neck closure.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection