Dress of white silk moire

Dress of white silk moire with bands of vertical stripes of white and ight purple satin, tightly fitted bodice coming to deep point center front, hooked down center back, long straight in front with folds of self material, full skirt gathered evenly all around; several brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Dress of white silk moire

  • American, mid-19th century, about 1840
USA
Dimensions
134.6 x 61.0 cm (53 x 24 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk striped moire and glazed cotton lining
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
53.194
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