Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1903-1910

GUSN

GUSN-11506

Description

Black satin overlaid with black lace; band collar and bodice insert of 2 layers of black net with white lace between the layers; Lace folds back over net to form lapels; collar is boned; snap closure at collar and left side of bodice; beads embroidered on collar; silk lining and hook and eye closure; boning at waist; net over silk sleeves with lace over sleeves and cuffs; jet buttons on cuffs; long black satin sash with beaded tails; lace overlay draped in back of skirt to show train (weighted hem); grosgrain belt at waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
embroidering
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
net (textile)
satin
silk (textile)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
floral patterns
Silk
Satin
Lace
Net
Embroidered
Beaded
Hand Stitched
Floral
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label in orange letters on white satin, sewed into waist: ""Hickox (inscription)/ NEW HAVEN (printed)""

Additional Identification Number

92-89

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.206

Places

Connecticut (United States)