User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Girl's dress

Start collecting

Girl's high-waisted gauze dress with puff sleeves, drawstring neckline and waistband; hemline has pintucks and an embroidered floral design

Provenance

According to family tradition, made and worn by Sarah Winn (donor's great, great, great aunt); inherited by Sally G. Straus; gift to MFA, March 26, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Sally G. Straus

American, 1810–20

Object Place

Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

CB 109.2 cm (43 in.)

Accession Number

2003.147

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton gauze (leno weave)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes