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"Veronese" style dress

French
1880s
Designed for House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

160 cm (63 in.)

Accession Number

1985.68a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream silk brocade. Fitted bodice, laced front closure, large puffed sleeves, slashed with lace fill. Decorated on bodice and skirt with clear glass beads, metallic sequins and tassels. Lace around collar and cuffs. Good condition, but soiled.

Provenance

Worn by donor's grandmother, Mrs. Eban Sumner Draper (Nannie Bristow) of Hopedale, MA--wife of the Governor of Massachusetts in 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. William B. Gannett