French or Italian
Object Place: France
Center back: 135.9 cm (53 1/2 in.) Center front: 125.1 cm (49 1/4 in.) Costume: 39 × 28 in. (99.1 × 71.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Ann and Graham Gund Gallery (Gallery LG31)
Green and white lampas weaving in Baroque floral lace motifs. Round front, square back neckline. Fitted bodice with fullness pleated over shoulders into sack (Watteau) back. Short cap sleeves (missing inserts). Wide panier accomodating shirt with fullness pleated over paniers into waistline. Tan linen inner bodice. Glazed linen sleeve and skirt hem linings.
1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection