This dress was worn by the donor's grandmother, Mrs. James Bonner Collins, to a White House Reception for James Buchanan Its elegance is enhanced by the unique inclusion of a plain stripe textile in the pleats of the skirt
House of Worth (French, Date: Culture: French. Medium: silk Dimensions: Length (a): 15 in. cm) Length (b): 56 in. Credit Line: Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, USA.