White Satin Dress

French
about 1890


Object Place: France

Dimensions

L. from shoulder to front point .470 M.

Accession Number

45.912a-c

Medium or Technique

Pearl embroidered white satin

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White satin dress in 3 parts. Fitted bodice with point at center back and 2 points in front, skirt front panel and bodice embroidered with pearl beads and white bugle beads in elaborate floral pattern, overskirt plain white satin with train, bottom edge of overskirt and bottom edge of skirt front trimmed with rows of finely pleated white satin ruffles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen C. Burnham and Miss Mary C. Burnham