Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11483

Description

Cream silk and wool challis printed with green and brown vines; round neck; piping at neck and armseyes; narrow shoulder yoke trimmed with braid and fancy buttons; bodice gathered to self waistband; center front button plaxket; 3/4 length sleeves gathered to 1-button cuff trimmed with braid; skirt gathered to self waistband and buttoned to muslin inner waistband of bodice; horizontal tuck above hem. Bodice and sleeves lined with white cotton muslin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
appliqué (technique)
braiding
cotton (textile)
stitching
linen (material)
muslin
printing (process)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Girls' clothing
Wool
Cotton
Challis
Muslin
Braided
Transfer Printed
Appliqued
Hand Stitched
Linen
Foliate
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

WHS 272

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.185AB