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3-Piece Dress

Description

Green ribbed silk; round neck; piping at neck and armseye; 11 crochet covered buttons at center front placket; peplum pointed center back; trimmed with 3 band of self piping and edged all around with green fringe; long sleeves with piping and fringe applied in L-shape with flat bow at top; bodice lined with brown cotton twill; sleeves lined with glazed green linen. Overskirt has self waistband faced with glazed linen and 3 wool tape loops; 2 box pleats at front; cartridge pleating at back; hem trimmed like peplum. Underskirt has self waistband faced with green linen and tape loops; box pleats in front, cartridge pleating in back; back pleats faced with glazed brown linen; glazed brown linen pocket at right; hem bound with green wool tape and faced with glazed green linen. No fastening on waistband of either skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1869-1870 ?
Material
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
crocheting
fringe
glazing (coating)
linen (material)
machine-made
reeding
silk (textile)
stitching
tin (metal)
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crocheted
crocheting
DRESS
dresses (garments)
fringe
Fringed
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
reeding
Ribbed
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Twill
twill
Women's Clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.267
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11913

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