Dress and petticoat
Object Place, France
Center back (Overdress): 152.5 cm (60 1/16 in.) Center back (Petticoat): 97 cm (38 3/16 in.)
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Blue silk lampas with white floral motifs. Overdress: loose fitting bodice and full skirt; short fitted sleeves with gathered asymmetrical cuffs; sack (Watteau) back; worn over trimmed corset. Petticoat fullness knife pleated into blue linen waistband except at front. Blue linen partial linings.
By 1930, purchased in Marseille, France by Elizabeth Day McCormick (1873 - 1957), Chicago; 1943, gift of McCormick to the MFA. (Accession date: October 14, 1943)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection