Dress

American
second quarter of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

132.1 x 68.6 cm (52 x 27 in.)

Accession Number

50.4043

Medium or Technique

Silk crepe, cotton inner bodice, silk cord, and silk chenille yarn

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress, light gray silk crepe; high round neck; short-waisted bodice lined with cotton; long skirt with all fullness in back and four small pleats near bottom; long sleeves with some fullness and turned back cuffs trimmed with line of white chenille; stained and faded; said to have been worn by Miss Lydia W. Goodridge, a Quaker, born about 1825 in South Danvers (now Peabody), Mass.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elsie G. Warren