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Dress

American
about 1860


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2359a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; Pink figured Chinese satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Of Chinese silk. Dress in two parts; bright pink figured satin with small scale vertical serpentines of peonies (?) in self figure; bodice (a), wide neck sloping off shoulders; short puffed sleeves; laced front and back; full skirt (b) lined throughout with thin printed cotton.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Alden Whitney