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"Veronese" style two-piece dress

Cream silk brocade. Fitted bodice, laced front closure, large puffed sleeves, slashed with lace fill. Decorated on bodice and skirt with clear glass beads, metallic sequins and tassels. Lace around collar and cuffs. Good condition, but soiled.


Worn by donor's grandmother, Mrs. Eban Sumner Draper (Nannie Bristow) of Hopedale, MA--wife of the Governor of Massachusetts in 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. William B. Gannett

French, 1880s

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts