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Day dress

Printed cotton: purple/red and green flowers on mustard yellow ground. Jacket-bodice: open front (no closures), fiddle back, waist jacket pleat center back; 3/4 sleeves; plain wide round neckline; lined with coarse cotton. Skirt: gathered waistband with drawstring closure at back.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, about 1830–50

Object Place

Provence(?), France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts