Graduation Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1884

GUSN

GUSN-11739

Description

White cotton groun printed with broad stripes in pink and blue; overprinted with brown circles and rectangles; band collar; 12 round metal buttons from collar to waist; peplume is hip length in front, extending to mid-calf in back and gathered at sides; long, narrow sleeves; matching skirt has white cotton waistband with no method of closure at center back placket; body of skirt has pleated to hip yoke; pleats are tacked inside to strip of cotton to hold them in place; pocket at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gowns
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
printing (process)
geometric patterns
commencements
stripes
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Geometric
Stripe
Graduation
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

92-17
WHS 171

People and Organizations

Minnie J. Bemis

Maker

Bemis, Minnie J. (Maker)

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.237