Dress

American
About 1926


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.236

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon), printed and embroidered with glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White ground with design of massed broken lines printed in orange and black; round neck, long sleeved with tight cuffs and sleeve ends open behind cuffs; low wide set-in belt around hips; slight fullness in short skirt; neck, sleeves, bodice, belt, and edge of skirt trimmed with white beads in outline floral design; pine slip, with flounce of same chiffon around bottom, incorporated into dress.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham