Woman's two-piece day dress

American
early 1850s


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

CB: 165.1 cm (65 in.)

Accession Number

2002.697.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk jacquard weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s dress with skirt of blue silk ground (in diamond weft-float design) with all-over black floral pattern and bodice of blue and black silk, jacquard-woven in a floral pattern, trimmed with ribbon and black silk fringe at front opening and hem.

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Greenleaf family; Inherited by Lois Adams Goldstone; Gift to the MFA, December 18, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Lois Adams Goldstone