Visiting dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton, glass Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 16 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Althea Adams May, 1977 Accession Number: b Metropolitan Museum of Art
Evening dress 1898 of American origin. Ivory satin gown sweeps back into a short semi-circular train. Skirt is overlaid with finely embroidered & beaded black lace. In addition, a black lace & ivory satin bolero jacket sets off this piece ~ long sleeves.