Formal dress

French
1800–05


Dimensions

Center back: 235 cm (92 1/2 in.) Center front: 120.7 cm (47 1/2 in.) Costume (High waist): 29 in. (73.7 cm)

Accession Number

22.665

Medium or Technique

Cotton gauze, embroidered with wool and cotton

On View

C. Kevin and G. Barrie Landry Gallery (Gallery 126)

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton gauze on which is a powdering of small floral sprays and a border design composed of vine and a modified Greek fret worked in a chain stitch with fine red and white wool.

Provenance

Miss Eleanora Curtis; gift to MFA, 1922.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanora Curtis