Flounce (part of set of square and flounce)
Object Place: France
59 x 29.9 cm (23 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Square and flounce, taken from a dress. Warp-printed silk taffeta. Pale green-gray ground, with polychrome floral sprays and sprigs: in a) the square, a scattered pattern; in b) the flounce, flowers arranged in garlands, conforming in shape to scalloped edge. Selvedges on both pieces. Needle holes. In b) some of the browns have rotted out.
Gift of Mrs. F. Stanton Cawley