Woman's Dress (Jacket and Petticoat)

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Woman's Dress (Jacket and Petticoat)

France, Textile: 1750-1775; reconstructed: 1770s
Costumes; principal attire (entire body)
Linen warp and cotton weft plain weave (fustian) with wool discontinuous supplementary weft patterning
Center back length (a) Jacket): 24 5/8 in. (62.55 cm) Center back length (b) Petticoat): 36 in. (91.44 cm)
Mrs. Alice F. Schott Bequest (M.67.8.74a-b)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Maeder, Edward et al.. An Elegant Art: Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1983.