3-Piece Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1869-1870

GUSN

GUSN-11913

Description

Green ribbed silk dress, bodice and two skirts. Bodice has round neck; piping at neck and armseye; 11 crochet covered buttons at center front placket; peplum pointed center back; trimmed with 3 band of self piping and edged all around with green fringe; long sleeves with piping and fringe applied in L-shape with flat bow at top; bodice lined with brown cotton twill; sleeves lined with glazed green linen. Overskirt has self waistband faced with glazed linen and 3 wool tape loops; 2 box pleats at front; cartridge pleating at back; hem trimmed like peplum. Underskirt has self waistband faced with green linen and tape loops; box pleats in front, cartridge pleating in back; back pleats faced with glazed brown linen; glazed brown linen pocket at right; hem bound with green wool tape and faced with glazed green linen. No fastening on waistband of either skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
crocheting
fringe
glazing (coating)
stitching
linen (material)
machine-made
reeding
silk (textile)
twill
wool (textile)
tin (metal)
Silk
Cotton
Linen
Twill
Wool
Ribbed
Tin Glazed
Crocheted
Appliqued
Fringed
Hand Stitched
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

92-22

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.267A-C