Requires Photography

Formal dress

French or Italian

Object Place: France


Center back: 135.9 cm (53 1/2 in.) Center front: 125.1 cm (49 1/4 in.) Costume: 39 × 28 in. (99.1 × 71.1 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk lampas

Out on Loan

On display at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: Legion of Honor, February 10, 2018 – May 28, 2018


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Green and white lampas weaving in Baroque floral lace motifs. Round front, square back neckline. Fitted bodice with fullness pleated over shoulders into sack (Watteau) back. Short cap sleeves (missing inserts). Wide panier accomodating shirt with fullness pleated over paniers into waistline. Tan linen inner bodice. Glazed linen sleeve and skirt hem linings.


1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection