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.

Skirt of heavy cream colored silk

(probably an underskirt), bell shaped with train and fullness in back, cut in three horizontal bands, each one fuller than the one above, edged with deep chiffon ruching, (now very soiled), lined with cream colored taffeta, (badly broken).

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Pauline Fenno

American, Late 19th century, 1885–90

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

52.1750

Medium or Technique

Silk; Chiffon, taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes