Dress

French (Paris)
1870s
Artist Bru Jeune et Cie. (French, late 19th century)


Dimensions

Costume: 7 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. (18.1 x 19.1 cm) Center front: 33 cm (13 in.) Center back: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.971.9a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of blue/white striped taffeta with polonaise bodice and bustle skirt, blue piping along hem of bodice and skirt ruffle. Condition: fair, some wear and tears to silk, altered at a later date.

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Bennett Vernon