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Woman's evening dress

French
late 19th century
House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

135.5 cm (53 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3145

Medium or Technique

Green figured satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

An evening dress, of bright yellowish green satin with large-scale brocaded design of roses on long stems; bell shaped skirt plain with wide box pleat in center front stitched to knee, fullness and short train at back; bodice with wide square neck, very full puffed short sleeves, straight waistline, laced and hooked down center back with surplice closing to left shoulder, surplice line in front of bodice.

Provenance

Probably worn by Sarah Choate (Mrs. Montgomery) Sears (1856-1935); By inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. J.D. Cameron Bradley; Gift to the MFA, Boston, September 14 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley