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Court dress

Dress in two parts; worn by Mrs. Montgomery Sears at her presentation at the Court of St. James, June 1902; white satin, embroidered with pearls and silver sequins; fitted bodice (a) with short somewhat puffed sleeves slit down length, trimmed with tulle ruffles edged with rhinestones; bell-shaped...

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Provenance

Worn by Sarah Choate (Mrs. Montgomery) Sears (1856-1935); By inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. J.D. Cameron Bradley; Gift to the MFA, Boston, September 14 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley

French (Paris), about 1900

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3143a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; Dress: pearl and sequin embroidered white satin; train: embroidered brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes