Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-12810

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Sheer white linen. A=Bodice - has high neckline; 11 covered buttons down center front to waistband w/ hook & eye closure. Sleeves are piped at armscye; band of floral garland whitework at elbow w/ deep ruffle. B=Skirt - is gathered into white cambric waistband; front of skirt embroidered w/ floral garland whitework; hem has border of garland whitework.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
machine-made
whitework
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Linen
Whitework
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Garland
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1940.358AB