Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-12820

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. A=Bodice - Burgundy satin woven in checkerboard pattern of ribbed & satin squares; band collar & lapels of burgundy velvet; velvet bow at throat. Appliqued beadwork around lapels; hook & eye closure at center front; long sleeves trimmed w/ bands of velvet; velvet cuffs. Hook & eye at wrist; lined w/ taffeta; boned darts & seams; white grosgrain inner waistband. Slightly pointed front edged w/ velvet; small bow above point; small fishtail peplum. B=Skirt - overskirt of burgundy checkerboard satin; velvet underskirt revealing satin panel w/ appliqued beadwork; hook & eye closure center back above pleats; train. Lined w/ taffeta; 2 sets of ties to gather fullness in back; 2nd lining of coarse black gauze attached at knee w/ attached ruffle of stiff white cotton embroidered in red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
appliqué (technique)
beading (process)
cotton (textile)
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
DRESS

Inscription

1. Woven in gold letters at inner waistband in script: ""Parcher"". 2. Written in pencil on piece of taffeta tacked inside bodice at left shoulder in script: ""Mrs. C.J. Paine/30-41-/12 1/2-23-""

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

1990.355AB