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DRESS

Description

White embroidered w/ metallic thread & sequins in paisley & leaf motif w/ Greek key & floral bunches at hem. Drawstring neckline; high waist; long fitted sleeves w/ Greek key motif at waist; fullness at back from side panels. Bodice & sleeves lined w/ linen; slight train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1794-1797
Location of origin
India
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
metallic (color attribute)
stitching
thread
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
Embroidered
embroidering
Empire
Empire (style)
Fiddle Thread
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
metallic (color attribute)
paisley
Paisley
stitching
thread
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1991.95
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret L. Platt
GUSN
12893

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