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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Dress of India embroidered mull

American
first quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

115.5 cm (45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.207

Medium or Technique

Mull, embroidery

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates