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2-Piece Dress

Description

Navy blue silk grosgrain and wool crepe; crepe on silk in jacket effect; high band collar embroidered with cream and navy edged with cream silk; hook and eye closure concealed under tiny bows; all-over stitched down vertical tucks on silk; French knots embroidered on bloused front and pleated cummerbund; crepe trimmed with white top stitching and with cream satin piping ornamented with navy crocheted loops and flowers of piping and French knots; hook and eye center closure concealed by crepe panel; covered buttons trim panel and cummerbund; crepe forms pointed scallops over cummerbund; long sleeves- under sides of crepe holding full sleeve of silk. Also belt and skirt. See Catalogue sheet for more description.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1902
Material
cloth
cotton (textile)
crepe (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
wool (textile)
Descriptive terms
cloth
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crepe
crepe (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
French Knot
Grosgrain
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Taffeta
taffeta
Women's Clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.209
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11509

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