Woman's evening dress
Object Place: France
L: 131 cm (51 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with gold
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White silk satin embroidered on skirt with plain and textured flat gilt-copper wire. Bodice front lowered horizontally pleated neckline trimmed with white net ruching. Short puff sleeves, fullness gathered into pleats, stiffened with horsehair. Skirt embroidered in vertical stripes of acorns and oak leaves with bows at base. Boning center and princess seams; hook-and-eye closure at back.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection