Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1910

GUSN

GUSN-11507

Description

Ivory silk twill overlaid with black chiffon, then black lace; yoke amd high band collar of white cotton lace over black chiffon; embroidered black grosgrain bands form "V" front and back; 6 flat bows from yoke to knees; grosgrain pleated waistband; hook and eye close center back; black lace overlay extends into elbow length dolman sleeves edged with grosgrain 3/4 length undersleeve of chiffon and lace chiffon cuff; all this over white silk short sleeve; front of bodice lined with whtie cotton; boned darts and seams; white grosgrain inner belt with hook and eye closure. Hem of white underskirt has deep border of black satin; upper half of overskirt is chiffon and lace; lower half is black satin grosgrain forming at point at knees in front a panel down the center back of skirt, then extending into train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chiffon
cotton (textile)
embroidering
cloth
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
twill
floral patterns
Silk
Chiffon
Satin
Grosgrain
Cotton
Twill
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Floral
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Inscription

Gold letters stamped on white grosgrain on inner belt: ""Emright/ BALTIMORE""

Additional Identification Number

92-92

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.207

Places

Maryland (United States)