Evening Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-12865

Description

Evening dress with square neckline and short sleeves. Bands of black alternate with bands of cream lace. Heavily beaded and sequined with black beads with tassels and draped chains of beads. Double lining of silk gauze over cream satin. Drawstring at neckline. Boned bodice, hook and eye closure at back. Slight train with dust ruffle. Stiff band stitched onto ruffle. Bodice stitched to skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

evening dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
satin
net (textile)
beading (process)
lace (needlework)
sequins (spangles)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Lace
Sequins
Beaded
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Evening Wear
Gown, Evening

Inscription

Stamped on hook & eye: ""NICHOLLS"".

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the Family of Sarah Merry Bradley Gamble

Accession Number

1984.485