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

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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