Dress (garment)

Object number
99.3.85 AB
Date
circa 1780
Description
'Afternoon gown'. White silk dress (A) with small colorful embroidered flowers and leaf motifs making up vertical bands down front of dress. White braid trim down middle of dress, bottom, waist, cuffs and neck. Hanging off braiding are small flowers made of silk. Underskirt (B) of same material with small tassels on the waist. The silk is imported French fabric.
Materials
silk
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type
dresses (garments)