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Dress

Of Chinese silk. Dress in two parts; bright pink figured satin with small scale vertical serpentines of peonies (?) in self figure; bodice (a), wide neck sloping off shoulders; short puffed sleeves; laced front and back; full skirt (b) lined throughout with thin printed cotton.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Alden Whitney

American, about 1840

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2359a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; Pink figured Chinese satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes