Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1915

GUSN

GUSN-12841

Description

Blue/grey ribbed silk; Bodice (A) - squared neckline with net ruffle and chemisette with embroidered scalloped edge; elbow length sleeves; boned; gathered at waist; piping at shoulders; cream silk lining; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; narrow; floor length; gathered at hem (front) with blue frog and button; box pleat at back; hook and eye closure; Overblouse (C) - matching cream net collar; embroidered with geometric band in green and orange; with pom pom fringe; bodice ties at front/empire waist with peplum and long self sash with grey silk tassels at ends; large buttons embroidered with swastika; Belt (D) - matching belt with rosette of same fabric; boned; hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
embroidering
stitching
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
geometric patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Net
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Geometric
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label on skirt waistband in black letters: ""Ruby/ADDRESS/TELEPHONE/227/DARTMOUTH ST./BACK BAY/BOSTON""

Additional Identification Number

1990.474

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

1990.474A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)