Requires Photography

Dress

American
about 1850


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

132.5 cm (52 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.390

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (organdy), wool embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress in sheer white cotton (organdy), skirt embroidered with wool and linen threads in chain stitch in flowering vine pattern with white stems and coral and red leaves, blossoms, and berries; wide-neck bodice shirred at waist and slightly pointed at front with short puffed sleeves; full gathered skirt with two rows of embroidery above hem, upper border extends up to waist at opposite sides of point at front; several darned holes

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb