English or Dutch
Object Place: England or Netherlands
Center back: 130.8 cm (51 1/2 in.) Costume (Waist): 28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm)
Medium or Technique
Ann and Graham Gund Gallery (Gallery LG31)
White silk brocaded with polychrome silk (largely greens and salmons) in large-scale floral motifs with chinoiserie landscapes (English or Dutch fabric, 1738-40). Shawl style front and lowered square back neckline. Bodice fitted to natural waistline, pleated placket back. Elbow length semi-fitted sleeves with deep cuff pleated at front. Wide panier accomodating skirt with slits at hipline, fullness pleated at back and sides. White silk bodice and sleeve linings.
1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 10, 1943)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection