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Flounced dress

Stiffened white gauze embroidered with cotton in floral motifs. Fitted bodice with boned sleeved camisole trimmed with lace on neckline and sleeves; fullness from shoulders gathered into smocked panel at front waistline. Long bugle sleeves with deep embroidered cuffs and scalloped edges. ...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (?), 1830–45

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton; gauze


Textiles and Fashion Arts