User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

One piece dress

Pink and white figured silk taffeta showing floral sprays and rose-vines on straight and scalloped self stripes. Fitted bodice, slightly pointed; high round neck. Skirt full all around. Short cap sleeves split and laced along the top with pink braided tapes which hang down and end in tassels. ...

Show Full Description


Made for Mrs. John How of Lowell, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts