- Catalogue Status
- Research in Progress
- Long coat-shaped dress of heavy black cotton, embroidered in colored silks of red, green, white, blue and orange. Long fitted sleeve embroidered entire length and around cuff. Robe closes in front with flap to close over, open at side. Embroidery largely in geometric pattern with large stylized leaf form. All seams and edges embroidered. Edges faced inside with printed cotton, "paisley" cone shapes on red; may be remains of lining.
- Data Source
- Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
- 19th century
- Credit Line
- Gift of John C. Monks
- Medium: cotton and silk Technique: embroidered
- costume & accessories
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