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Silk day dress
Striped silk day dress with ikat floral panels, ball fringe trim and mille fleur glass buttons. Completely hand-stitched. Worn by Frances Hanson Ordway, circa 1859-1862.
Content Category: artifacts
32 inches circumference (bust)
23 inches circumference (waist)
53 inches length (front shoulder to hem)
56 inches length (back from shoulder to hem)
Owned/used by: Ordway, Frances Hanson
Used in (possibly): Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Used in (possibly): Brooklyn, New York
Clothing. Women's Dresses. 1800-1850s
Use: Approximately 1856 - Approximately 1859
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
7456.1 (Accession Number)