Train (one of five parts of dress for statue)
French or Italian
Object Place: France or Italy
171.5 x 159 cm (67 1/2 x 62 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 46 1/2 x 80 1/2 in.
Medium or Technique
Silk; Flowers and baroque ornaments embroidered in polychrome silk and gold and silver metallic threads on blue silk taffeta ground
Not On View
Dress, possibly for statue. Blue silk taffeta embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt-silver yarns in scrolling floral motifs. Skirt panel: unfinished at top, blue linen lining. Bodice: lace collar, lacings at back, stiffened at opening, plain linen lining. Sleeves: 2-part, fastened with hooks, eyes; lace cuffs, blue silk lining. Train: two panels seamed together, gilt-silver lace border, plain linen lining.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection