Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-12846

Description

Cream silk crepe, Bodice A - pouch front; high pleated collar with hook and eye closure; gathered and blouson yoke; stiffened panels with ruched trim around yoke and down front concealing hook and eye closure; long narrow sleeves trimmed with ruching with ruched ruffled caps and cuffs; pleated cummerbund; shirred back with small ruched peplum; taffeta lining with boned darts and seams, hook and eye closure and grosgrain inner waistband. Skirt B - of cream silk crepe; no waistband or closure; gathered center back; ruched ruffle applied to hem; train; taffeta lining; hem lined with linen and bound with wool tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
crepe (textile)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Crepe
Cotton
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped in gilt on inner waistband ""M.S. Mer/Marlboro""

Additional Identification Number

1990.315A&B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1990.315AB