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Woman's dress ensemble with waistband sleeves

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Woman's pink satin stripe dress of bodice, skirt, extra pair of sleeves, two pieces Boned bodice (a) with front hook and eye closure and cotton tape ties at sides, scooped neckline with piping, V-shaped pleats at front which are open at top and sewn down at the bottom, narrow center strip with...

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Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1840

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 23.18 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.327a-g

Medium or Technique

Bodice (a): Silk satin with warp stripes, cotton and linen lining, cotton plain weave ties, baleen boning, and metal hook and eye closure Skirt (b): Silk satin with warp strips, cotton plain weave waistband, buckram lining, and metal hook and eye closure Pair of sleeve (c & d): Silk satin with warp stripes, cotton plain weave lining Waistband (e): Silk satin with warp stripes, metal hooks and eyes

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes