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Woman's dress

American
about 1828


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

117 cm (46 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1199

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of lemon yellow satin; wide flaring neck, short full puffed sleeves, hooked down center back, set in self waistband, skirt gathered into waistband with most of fullness at back, narrow blonde lace edging around neck, fullness gathered across bust into central line of piping; a number of small brownish stains; bodice lined with glazed white linen; skirt faced nearly half way up with crinoline.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron