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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Skirt of heavy cream colored silk

American
Late 19th century
1885–90


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

106.5 cm (41 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1750

Medium or Technique

Silk; Chiffon, taffeta

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(probably an underskirt), bell shaped with train and fullness in back, cut in three horizontal bands, each one fuller than the one above, edged with deep chiffon ruching, (now very soiled), lined with cream colored taffeta, (badly broken).

Provenance

1952, gift of Miss Pauline Fenno to the MFA (Accession date: December 11, 1952); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Pauline Fenno