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Dress (skirt and bodice)
Dress (skirt and bodice)
Date:
1850–1860
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Striped Silk Taffeta With Fringe
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1983.14.4a-b
Acquisition Date:
1983-06-23
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. John Burgess Ranney

Exhibition History:

The Chinese Shawl, 1984

Broad horizontal stripes of red, blue & green on black. Round necked bodice with drop shoulder, pagoda sleeves. Yoke, peplum and sleeves trimmed with bias strips of fabric and long red & green silk fringe. Full skirt for a crinoline.(Image is not very color-true, the dress is brighter)