Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Dress made by an unidentified enslaved woman

Created by:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile), muslin
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On Form): 47 1/2 x 23 x 20 in. (120.7 x 58.4 x 50.8 cm)
Waist: 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm)
H x W (In box, padded out): 45 1/4 × 22 × 9 1/2 in. (114.9 × 55.9 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place made:
Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1845-1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e908fdce-0e5f-4b4b-8daa-fad2cc734930
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.4
Online Media:

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • Dresses (garments)
  • Clothing and dress
  • Craftsmanship
  • Slavery
  • Women
  • Clothing and dress
  • Craftsmanship
  • Slavery
  • Women
  • Black Fashion Museum
  • African Americans
  • Augusta County
  • North and Central America
  • Staunton
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Augusta County
  • North and Central America
  • Staunton
  • United States
  • Virginia
Filter results to a specific time period.
  • 1840s
  • 1860s
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture