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Flounced dress

French (?)
1830–45


Object Place: France (?)

Dimensions

150.5 cm (59 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.135

Medium or Technique

Cotton; gauze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Stiffened white gauze embroidered with cotton in floral motifs. Fitted bodice with boned sleeved camisole trimmed with lace on neckline and sleeves; fullness from shoulders gathered into smocked panel at front waistline. Long bugle sleeves with deep embroidered cuffs and scalloped edges. Skirt fullness gathered into welted natural waistline; short embroidered overskirt with scalloped edge, long embroidered underskirt (gives flounced effect).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection