Evening dress

French
about 1810


Object Place: France

Dimensions

194 cm (76 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.690

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White, self-patterned silk with zig-zag ribbon and small leaf motifs. High Empire waist; short sleeves with trim of gathered white silk ribbon; medium length train with wide white ribbon trim around hem, with cut cotton flowers at regular intervals. Good condition, a few small stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert G.C. Branson, in memory of Mme. Jacqueline de
Courson Branson