Woman's dress

American
1905–10


Dimensions

Center back: 154.9 cm (61 in.)

Accession Number

2007.523

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton plain weave with lace inserts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s white cotton “lingerie” dress with 3/4-length sleeves, high neck collar, and long skirt embroidered overall with large-scale flowers (hyacinths and roses?) with insert bands of bobbin and (needle?) lace. Worn by donor’s grandmother, Katherine Sperry Beinecke.

Provenance

Worn by Katherine Sperry Beinecke (donor's grandmother); inherited by Jody Gill; Gift of Jody Gill to the MFA, June 27, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Jody S. Gill and Betsy S. Michel