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DRESS

Description

Lavender organdy printed with floral border of: vertical arrangement of flowers, wheat sheaths in tones of grey with pink, green and gold; high neckline with band collar (printed); 10 brown silk buttons center front to waist; peplum with self ruffle printed with floral border in green, pink; long sleeves double ruffle at cuff (also printed - matching peplum); princess seam at back; lined with stiffened - crinoline? Skirt has box pleats at front, cartridge pleats at back; white cotton waistband with button at back; hem - printed with same bands as bodice, turned hem; no lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1874-1876
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
organdy
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
DRESS
Floral Border
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Organdy
organdy
Possibly block printing (relief printing process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
wedding dresses
Wheat Sheaf
wheat straw
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.723AB
GUSN
53130

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