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Dress

French
1840–60


Object Place: (Cannes), Provence, France

Dimensions

133 cm (52 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.571

Medium or Technique

Print on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Day dress. Printed cotton in blue/tan decorative motifs on cream ground. Deep V-neckline trimmed with 2 bands of scalloped blue silk satin edging ending in V-point. Bodice fullness gathered into smocking at bugle sleeves set in at welted shoulders, trimmed as neck, matching ruffle with blue cord edging. Skirt fullness pleated at waistline. Hook-and-eye back closure. Cotton bodice an horsehair skirt linings.-

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection