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Woman's dress (in two parts)

Woman's two piece dress (jacket and skirt) made of burgundy silk in satin and moire stripes, trimmed with floral velvet and lace. Hip-length jacket has center front button closure, trimmed with with bands of velvet and lace, and long sleeves trimmed likewise with velvet and lace. Long full...

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Provenance

About 1880, purchased by Anna Louise Morgan Coddington (b. 1855 - d. 1927), New York, NY from M. Switzer; given by descent within the family to her daughter Caroline Gladys Coddington Sulzer (b. 1890 - d. 1974); given by descent within the family to her daughter Caroline Coddington Sulzer MacColl; November 1, 1972, given by descent within the family to her daughter Heather Wishik, Provincetown, MA; 2012, given by Heather Wishik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Alma Louise Morgan Coddington (1855–1927)

American, about 1882

Object Place

New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Center back (bodice): 63.5 cm (25 in.) Center back (skirt): 152.4 cm (60 in.)

Accession Number

2012.446.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silk velvet and cotton lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes