2-Piece Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1848-1852

GUSN

GUSN-11937

Description

Pale green iridescent taffeta; woven stripe-- darker green alternating with floral cine stripe in pink, yellow, and purple; deep V-neck edge with 2 rows of ruffles; inset of recked cream satin, edged with lace, with narrow braid across middle and snap fastening; faced with white linen; bodice has concealed hook and eye closure, straight waist slightly pointed in front; piped armseye; long bell sleeves with triple ruffles at wrist; fully lined with glazed white linen; skirt gathered all around tape inner waistband; hook and eye closure in back; skirt has been altered-- small watch pocket and larger linen pocket in seams now in back of skirt; hem bound in green ribbon and faced with glazed tan linen, full lining of glazed tan linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chiné technique
glazing (coating)
stitching
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
weaving
tin (metal)
floral patterns
stripes
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.281