Mourning dress Date: 1850 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 56 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Judith and Ira Sommer Gift, 2008 Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Rear view Sacque gown a la Piedmontese, ca.), plain cream ribbed silk, metallic and silk embroidery. Metallic lace borders all the embroidery elements, with additional spangles adding even more sparkle to the design.