Dress

American (?)
about 1845


Dimensions

149.5 cm (58 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: L: 149.5 cm (58 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.342

Medium or Technique

Fine weight printed wool challis

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Day dress. Fine weight printed wool challis in blue and brown vertical stripes of leaves and horizontal bands of silhouetted foliage. High round welted neckline. Short cap over long bugle sleeves, both edged with blue/brown fringe. Skirt fullness waistline. Hook-and-eye front closure; double dart at princess line; boning in darts and center back. Cotton lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection