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Dress

American
1830–40


Accession Number

44.343

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Afternoon dress with fichu. Biscuit silk damask with floral motif. Wide boat neckline, detached pleated band across bustline. Full-length sleeves, fullness gathered by wide bands of smocking below shoulder line and above wrist, narrow slit cuffs with hook-and-eye back closure. Matching fichu lined with ecru silk.

Provenance

Possibly worn by a Mrs. J.M. Roe.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection