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Dress

White silk satin brocaded with lavender, purple, pink, greens, white in garlands and swags. Empire style. Bateau neckline. Short cap sleeves. High waistline. False overskirt: Two front panels attached at side seams. Side front and underarm hook-and-eye closures; drawstring at waist.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, about 1800

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.1651

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocaded satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes