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2-Piece Fancy Dress

Description

Cream cotton twill; hip length; bnad collar trimmed with lace ruffle; "The Little Joker" printed in ink on front of jacket; long, straight sleeves; lace-edged pleated crinoline ruffle at wrist; 12 concealed celluloid buttons in back placket from neck to hem; hook and eye at collar back; 3 large eyes- 1 at each shoulder and at collar; fully lined with natural cotton twill; matching knickers have 7-button flap front with 6 additional buttons around waistband; half-belt with buckle at back of waist; flap faced with muslin; 3- buttons at outside seam at kneeband; lined at jacket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Block letters in ink on front of jacket: ""THE/ LITTLE/ JOKER""
Material
celluloid (cellulosic)
cotton (textile)
crinolines
lace (needlework)
machine-made
stitching
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Celluloid
celluloid (cellulosic)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crinoline
crinolines
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
stitching
Twill
twill
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1993.328
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12035

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