Formal dress

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

Formal dress

  • French, 1800–05
Dimensions
Center back length: 235 cm (92 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton gauze, embroidered with wool and cotton
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
22.665
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