Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1910-1919

GUSN

GUSN-12854

Description

Pale green net embroidered with green sequins in floral foliate and geometric shapes over ivory satin; square yoke of multiple layers of green tulle over ivory net; cap sleeves of ruched green tulle over ivory chiffon over a green satin bow; hook and eye closure and 3 sets of ties in back; drawstring neck; boned seams and darts; cotton dress shields; ivory grosgrain bow; 3 green tulle ruffles applied to net above hem; satin body has corded hem with taffeta ruffle lining; train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
net (textile)
satin
sequins (spangles)
silk (textile)
tulle (meshed textile)
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
geometric patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Net
Satin
Tulle
Sequins
Hand Stitched
Floral
Foliate
Geometric
DRESS

Inscription

Woven into inner waistband in script ""Ruby/Boston""

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

1990.480

Places

Massachusetts (United States)