Deaccessioned June 26, 2014
Dress of India embroidered mull
first quarter 19th century
Object Place: USA
115.5 cm (45 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Dress of India embroidered mull; bodice (sleeves removed), panel of embroidery at center front and center back in minute sprig and vertical line design; skrit, almost all fullness gathered at center back; design around scalloped bottm edge of minute vine floral sprays in eyelet embroidery. Bodice and skirt probably originally parts of two different dresses.
1953, gift of Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA (Accession date: March 12, 1953); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates