Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1935

GUSN

GUSN-12871

Description

A=Overdress; B=Underdress; C=Belt. A=Overdress - 2 sheer layers: yellow bottom layer; light blue top layer; V-neckline to waist w/ lapel; short puffed sleeves. Empire waistline w/ downward front point; triangular insets in both layers at hem; single hook & eye at front waist. B=Underdress - lavender; V-neckline; two thin shoulder straps crisscrossing at each shoulder; empire waist; gathered at front center yoke. Triangular insets added at hem for flair; 1 hook & eye and 4 snaps at left side closure. C=Belt - gray-green velvet w/ gray satin backing; hook & eye and snap closure at bow back; two long extensions hanging from bow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
acetate film
stitching
machine-made
nylon
evening dress (concept)
evening dresses (garments)
weddings
Dress
Women's clothing
Acetate
Nylon
Hand Stitched
Evening Wear
Formal Wear
Wedding
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1990.31ABC

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Main Garments

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Eliza Kimball, Helen Chase Kimball-Brooke and Lee Kimball Bryon

Accession Number

1990.31A-C