Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1915

GUSN

GUSN-11920

Description

Brown silk taffeta with woven satin medallion and stripe pattern; white net collar and insert at bodice, trimmed with lace ruffle; snap closure to waist; long sleeves with net lace cuffs; 5 pairs of ornamental covered buttons on bodice; hook and eye fastening at waist concealed under cummerbund; 2-tiered skirt; bodice lined with white silk with hook and eye closure; heavy cotton inner waistband; upper half of longer skirt tier is green glazed linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
net (textile)
weaving
silk (textile)
taffeta
tin (metal)
stripes
Silk
Taffeta
Net
Lace
Cotton
Linen
Satin weave
Tin Glazed
Hand Stitched
Medallion
Stripe
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

92-13 A
WHS 318A

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.273