Woman's dress

Dark brown satin bodice with all over sprays of roses, candy tuft and other small flowers brocaded with polychrome silks, short waisted, with wide flaring neck, hooked down center back, long straight undersleeves with short full puffed oversleeves, boned and lined with white linen; narrow ruching of stiffened sheer cotton at edge of sleeves. Tag saying, Mrs. Inches.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Woman's dress

  • American, 1825–30
USA
Dimensions
59 x 78 cm (23 1/4 x 30 11/16 in.) Overall approximate flat measurement for hanging storage
Medium or Technique
Silk brocaded satin, net trim, and glazed linen lining
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
53.197
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