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Dress

Date:
ca. 1820
Culture:
British
Medium:
silk
Dimensions:
[no dimensions available]
Credit Line:
Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.242.1a–e
Not on view
There are indications that the dress was remade from an earlier costume (late 18th century). The implicit luxury of the chiné silk and the small repeat in the neo-classical taste allowed the textile’s persistence into new dress forms.
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