Ensemble Date: ca. 1865 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 14 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 11 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 54 in. cm) Length (d): 29 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1983 Accession Number:
1840 Dinner Dress via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.--cinnamon seems to have been a popular color in California, and the ruffled skirt is seen in paintings of Californio day dresses. Most of the trading ships came from Boston.