Dress

French
1840


Object Place: France

Dimensions

119 cm (46 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1652

Medium or Technique

Silk; Indian gauze and embroidered mull

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bodice: pink silk gauze shot with pin-stripe silver and silk lattice work over white silk satin; wide round neckline; boned center front, princess and fiddle back seams; short padded, lined sleeves with bugle-shaped overlaid ruffle trimmed 2 pink, 1 satin welts; hook-and-eye closure. Shirt: white Indian cotton muslin embroidered with polychrome silks in floral sprays along base; fullness gathered into natural triple welted waistline.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection