Woman's dress or gown

American or French
1865–70


Object Place: U.S.A. or France

Dimensions

195.5 x 110 cm (76 15/16 x 43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.1002

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk embroidery, silk velvet, silk tassels and frogging, silk satin, cotton gauze and linen lining, and metal hook and eye closures

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Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

One-piece. White ribbed silk trimmed with V-shaped pieces of pink velvet and pink velvet bows on shoulders. Design of abstract floral motifs made with orange-pink braid around each piece of velvet. On shoulders and down front lavender silk braid and tassels are placed. Short train. Long sleeves. Over skirt of a bodice is effected at back. Some stains and hole at back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kendall