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Women's dress

2006.44.1243 (RS11678)

Description

Ankle length light taupe colored chiffon women's dress with a square cut neckline. The dress has two parts, an outer dress, and an inner lining. The outer dress has full length fitted sleeves with lace trim and three snap button closures at the wrists. The outer dress has a lace yoke panel around the neck with a knotted lace tie at the base of the v. The outer dress also has an attached chiffon belt at the waist. The inner lining is silk with a v-shaped lace insert in the bodice. Both the outer dress and inner lining have flared skirts. The outer dress has a diagonal seam that runs from the left hip to right ankle. The back of the outer dress has decorative seaming that runs diagonally from the bottom corners to the middle of the dress forming an asymmetrical v.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
chiffon
lace (needlework)
silk (fiber)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Dress
dresses (garments)
lace (needlework)
silk (fiber)
Women's Clothing
Dimensions
17 6/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1243
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189721

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