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Green silk velvet and ivory lace dress with green silk taffeta and chiffon underskirt, by Henriette Favre, French, 1905-07.
Dress Date: 1880 Culture: Swiss Medium: silk, pineapple fiber Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession Number: C.I.55.40.5
French Dress - early 1870's - reflects the romanticism of Renoir paintings. This summer dress would have been worn for afternoon tea or reception.