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
Women's clothing
Acetate
Nylon
Hand Stitched
Evening Wear
Formal Wear
Wedding
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1990.31ABC

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1990.31A-C