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Dress and jacket (dress)

Lebanese or Syrian
19th century

Object Place: Lebanon or Syria


133.5 cm (52 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton; velvet

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Dress and matching jacket; dress (a) of bright, dark blue velvet embroidered in gold and a little silver in horizontal bands of stylized floral ornament; high round neck with center front opening; long straight sleeves; loose cut, almost kimono style, flaring from under arm to hemline with extra length at back giving short train effect; lined with white cotton sateen; train faced with dark blue silk; short flaring jacket (b), round neck, open down center front; machine-made lace ruffles on sleeves; lined with brown cotton.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Henry B. Hussey