Woman's dress

Royal purple moiré faille, boned evening bodice with tulle, lace, and periwinkle trim. Royal purple moiré faille day bodice trimmed with black silk bobbin lace and carnival glass buttons. Royal purple moiré faille, skirt trimmed with black chantilly lace and purple bows.

Provenance

Purchased from Charles A. Whitaker Auctions on December 14, 2005.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Woman's dress

Dimensions
Overall (evening bodice bust): 76.2 cm (30 in.) Overall (evening bodice waist): 61 cm (24 in.) Overall (day bodice bust): 76.2 cm (30 in.) Overall (day bodice waist): 61 cm (24 in.) Overall (skirt waist): 61 cm (24 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faille moire silk, tulle, chantilly lace, and carnival glass buttons
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
2005.618.1-3
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