Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-12818

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. A=Bodice - mauve satin; chemisette of ivory chiffon over silk; high band collar edged w/ black velvet. Shirred below collar; hook & eye closure; self lapels; pleated waistband w/ pointed front. Elbow-length sleeves gathered at shoulder; tucked above cuff; ivory chiffon undersleeves. Ivory silk lining w/ boned darts & side seams; hook & eye closure & moire grosgrain ribbon belt. B=Skirt - is mauve satin overskirt w/ slight train; hook & eye closure at waist w/ pleats at center back. Hem lined w/ pink taffeta; ivory chiffon underskirt, shirred at knees w/ attached ruffle; ivory silk lining w/ padded hem edged w/ pleated ruffle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chiffon
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Chiffon
Velvet
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher

Accession Number

1990.330AB