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Dress

Description

Fuchsia silk satin open front gown and matching petticoat with pinked ruching around neck and sleeves. Interior of skirt has loops and ties to drape into a polonaise style.

Creator

unknown

Date

circa 1780s

Materials

Silk

Dimensions

Dress: 15.5 inches (neck to waist), 40 inches (skirt length - front), 46 inches (skirt length - back), 12.5 inches (shoulder), 32 inches (waist), 37 inches (bust); Petticoat: 38 inches (length), 28-31 inches (waist)

Resource ID

126

Credit Line

The Anne Cheston Murray Collection from Ivy Neck, Cumberstone, Maryland

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.