Object number42.1.35 AB
Date1775 – 1799
Polonaise dress in white taffeta with a floral design in cherry. Brocaded stripe and rosebuds. Bodice and train sewed together but cut separately (i.e. no "Walteau" effect). Separate petticoat of same material, with plaited flounce. Sleeves are finished at elbow with two rows ruching and fly fringe. No ruffles. Train has plaited ruffle up fronts.
Credit LineFrom the estate of Lucy and Elizabeth Marvin
Object Typedresses (garments)
Related People & OrganizationsMalbone, Catherine (associated)
Marvin, Elizabeth (associated)
Marvin, Lucy (associated)