Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1885-1887

GUSN

GUSN-1226

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Blue, brown & cream pinstriped silk twill. Bodice (A) standing band collar w/ cream silk liner; false lapels; brown silk twill pleated placket covers center button closure (18 buttons). Peplum pointed front & back w/ pleats lined w/ brown silk; long fitted sleeves w/ turned back cuffs trimmed w/ brown silk ruching & white liner (same as at collar). Boned; lined w/ brown striped ticking; woven waistband w/ hook & eye. Skirt (B) pulled up & pleated at sides to reveal underskirt; underskirt is poufed/ bustled at back. Has pleated dust ruffle; pocket on right side; lined w/ brown cotton; boned bar across back & cotton tape tie to hold bustle style. Hem lined w/ windowpane buckram & black wool; bound w/ green wool tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
twill
tin (metal)
day (time of day)
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Twill
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Tin Glazed
Day Wear
Striped
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1991.10

Related Items

Title Dressing Gown Accession Number 1991.11

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1991.10AB