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

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1990.330AB