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Provenance

Worn by donor's grandmother, Jane Norton Morgan, wife of J. P. Morgan; Gift from Jane Norton Nichols (donor's mother) to Henrietta N. Meyer, 1974; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Norton Nichols

French, about 1895

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Other (bodice): 48.3 cm (19 in.) Other (skirt CB): 188 cm (74 in.)

Accession Number

2003.288.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, self patterned trimmed with net and applied ornament of embroidered buckram with glass beads, faux pearls, and rhinestones

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes