Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-12826

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Sheer white cotton. A=Bodice - broad drawstring neckline w/ elbow length sleeves; sleeves are gathered on inner seam; embroidered w/ floral spray & scalloped edge. White satin bow attached at elbow; bodice is boned & has sharp "wasp" waist at front & back. Hook & eye closure at center back; lined w/ white cambric. B=Skirt - matching; gathered all around waist; 4 flounces (2 at bottom wider than 2 at top); flounces are embroidered w/ same floral sprays & scalloped edge at sleeves; piping at neckline, armscye, flounces, & dust ruffle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
scalloping
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Scalloped
Spray
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

1990.371AB