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Woman's evening dress

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White silk satin embroidered on skirt with plain and textured flat gilt-copper wire. Bodice front lowered horizontally pleated neckline trimmed with white net ruching. Short puff sleeves, fullness gathered into pleats, stiffened with horsehair. Skirt embroidered in vertical stripes of acorns and...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, about 1820

Object Place

France

Dimensions

L: 131 cm (51 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1649

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes