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Dress

American
about 1800


Object Place: France?

Dimensions

Length 1.18 M.

Accession Number

47.1279

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered India mull

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white India muslin. Design: powdering of small peacock feathers in chain-stitch with blue, green and yellow silk. Gown made with high waist, short sleeves and one tuck above hem. Belonged to Elizabeth Ives (1767-1801) daughter of Benjamin Ives of Salem, and wife of Thomas Bancroft.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Robert Hale Bancroft, April 15, 1929. Transferred to Mrs. Elizabeth Hope Winsor, November 30, 1938.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Winsor