Woman's Dress and Train

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Woman's Dress and Train

Portugal, circa 1845
Costumes; principal attire (entire body)
a) Silk satin with metallic-thread embroidery and silk net (tulle) trim; b-c) Silk satin with metallic-thread embroidery
a) Bodice center back length: 10 1/8 in. (25.72 cm); b) Petticoat center back length: 44 in. (111.76 cm); c) Train: 120 x 54 in. (304.8 x 137.16 cm); d) Fancy dress bodice center back length: 14 1/2 in. (36.83 cm); e) Standing Whisk (Medici) Collar: 15 x 17 in. (38.1 x 43.18 cm)
Purchased with funds provided by Suzanne A. Saperstein and Michael and Ellen Michelson, with additional funding from the Costume Council, the Edgerton Foundation, Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer, Maureen H. Shapiro, Grace Tsao, and Lenore and Richard Wayne (M.2007.211.941a-e)
Not currently on public view