Woman's dress

English
end of 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

158 cm (62 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.42

Medium or Technique

Embroidered silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk with woven figure of small leaf and strawberry; short-waisted, slight train in back, white silk cord lacing center of back of bodice, cream-colored silk machine-made net ruffle around neck and sleeves, faded pale blue silk ribbon around waist and sleeves, deep border design of fanciful flowers and small sprays of similar flowers scattered over ground, embroidered with silk thread in 2 shades of purple, silver metal thread and sequins. Several stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gerald Lyle Osier