Woman's dress

Mehetable Stoddard Sumner (Welles)1815/1820

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston, MA, United States

Yellow high-waisted dress with long sleeves and straight long skirt; trimmed with cream silk satin bands with piping across front and back of bodice (á la Hussar), double bands at cuffs, and five rows along hem; fullness at back of skirt with gathers at w


  • Title: Woman's dress
  • Creator: Mehetable Stoddard Sumner (Welles)
  • Date Created: 1815/1820
  • Physical Dimensions: Center back: 135.3 cm (53 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Dress
  • Rights: Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved.
  • Medium: Silk plain weave crepe with silk satin trim, metal hooks, silk plain weave lining (bodice)

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