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Evening dress

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White, self-patterned silk with zig-zag ribbon and small leaf motifs. High Empire waist; short sleeves with trim of gathered white silk ribbon; medium length train with wide white ribbon trim around hem, with cut cotton flowers at regular intervals. Good condition, a few small stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert G.C. Branson, in memory of Mme. Jacqueline de Courson Branson

French, about 1810

Object Place

France

Dimensions

194 cm (76 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.690

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes