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Woman's dress

Dress in two parts; a) bodice and b) skirt made with foundation of white taffeta; over this two skirts, the lower of zig-zag bands alternating white chiffon and white taffeta with pastel polychrome chiné rose print, the upper of cream colored machine embroidered net; taffeta foundation of bodice...

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Provenance

Worn by Sarah Choate (Mrs. Montgomery) Sears (1856-1935); By inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. J.D. Cameron Bradley; Gift to the MFA, Boston, September 14 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley

French (Paris), about 1900

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3141a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; lace trimmed chiné printed taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes