Girl's afternoon dress (skirt)

American
1870–80


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.503b

Medium or Technique

Silk, gingham

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and white silk gingham with blue silk edging; brown cotton lining. Skirt (b): bias draped overskirt gathered in four flat pleats at three places; two layers of lined box pleats at three places; two layers of lined box pleats at bottom; drawstring or button waistband; snap closure at back. Condition: some small stains.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. George A. Marks of Sarasota, Florida to the MFA, December 13, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George A. Marks