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Woman's dress (dress and bertha)

Mint green dress with woven black and white geometric stripes, short puffed sleeves with long sleeves with ruffled cuffs now permanently set in, high-waisted bodice with multiple horizontal pleats and white lining, back of bodice also with horizontal pleats and two original seams, long full...

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Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, 1815–20

Place of Manufacture

probably Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center Front: 133 cm (52 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.882a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta), silk satin edging

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes