Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-12809

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt; C=Bow/Bustle Taupe iridescent taffeta. A=Bodice - square neckline, armscye & pagoda sleeves trimmed w/ black lace; cuffs have white lace ruffle. 6 covered buttons center front & 2 hook & eye at bottom; self-fabric rosette trimmed w/ white lace & black lace bow at neck. Darts & side seams boned; princess seams; bodice lined w/ white polished; sleeves lined w/ cambric & white silk at cuff. B=Skirt - center panel imitates under/overskirt effect; bands of black lace along center front end in a scroll w/ lace rosettes. Cartridge pleats at back; hook & eye closure; fully lined w/ crinoline; hem lined w/ buckram & edged w/ wool twill tape. Pocket on right side; center panel; side panels w/ curved corners; train. C=Bow/Bustle - trimmed w/ same black lace as bodice; self-fabric rosette at center back trimmed w/ black lace; hook & eye clsoure at front; bow lined w/ white silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
crinolines
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Lace
Crinoline
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1935.1289ABC

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1935.1289A-C