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Embroidered gray satin dress with underskirt (under skirt)

American
about 1895


Object Place: United States

Accession Number

46.84.2

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered gray satin dress. Full skirt with center front tucks running to just below waist, most of fullness in back with slight train, deep bolero-like yoke (not attached to foundation except at shoulders), gray and white silks and gold metal thread in large-scale floral and fruit design; gray satin underskirt now badly cracked. Belonged to Mrs. Samuel Cabot.

Provenance

Belonged to Mrs. Samuel Cabot (Helen Nichols Cabot)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman