Dress, Afternoon Date: 1860s Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (no dimensions available)
Dress 1865, American, Made of silk
~Evening dress circa 1865 France~ Kobe Fashion Museum of Art
VESTIDO DE SEDA VERDE Y NEGRA 1863-1865
18th Century gown -
Dress: 1858-1860, American, silk.
A white silk court dress worn by Joséphine. The design is simple, with the ostentation reserved for the gorgeous silver embroidery, which in this case is in the form of palm leaves. A dress like this would have been worn to a state supper, a ball or an official visit to the theatre or opera.