Dress

Indian (sewn in Europe)
18th century


Object Place: France (?)

Dimensions

153 cm (60 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: L: 5 ft.

Accession Number

43.665

Medium or Technique

Painted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed cotton in blue/red on white with Indian style floral motifs. Lowered square neckline. Semi-fitted at natural waistline; ruching at neckline, front line panels and across front bodice with covered button closure; sack (Watteau) back. Elbow length fitted sleeves with double asymmetrical dagged ruffles. White/pink silk cord trim at edges. Linen bodice and sleeve, silk skirt linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection