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Two-Piece Dress

Description

A: BODICE: Glazed linen printed with pattern imitating patchwork with geometric and floral figures in red, tan, brown and light blue on white ground; ruffles of light blue linen at neck, cuffs and waist; seven covered buttons at center front (three silk, four linen); long leg-o'-mutton sleeves; waist pointed front and back--weight sewn to back point so it will lie flat. B: SKIRT: of matching material; self waistband with hook and eye closure center back; fullness at sides imitating panniers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890s
Material
glazing (coating)
linen (material)
machine-made
patchwork
printing (process)
stitching
tin (metal)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Ombre
ombré
Patchwork
patchwork
printing (process)
stitching
Striped
stripes
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1992.276AB
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7272

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