Ensemble

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-12880

Description

.1A=Bodice; .1B=Skirt; .1C=Petticoat; .1D=Bow; .1E=Bustle Petticoat; .1F=Bustle Petticoat; .1G=Textile fragment. Bodice (A) is wine satin; collar & lapels of wine velvet w/ multicolor floral pattern woven in cut & uncut velvet. Same velvet trimming cuffs; white net pleated ruffle inside collar & cuffs; white lace scarf attached to collar. Hook & eye closure center front; pointed front; piped hem; 4-pointed peplum w/ 2nd layer in middle. Princess seams; boned darts & seams; white taffeta lining w/ hook & eye closure; white grosgrain ribbon inner waistband. Skirt (B) has floral velvet underskirt; satin overskirt & polonaises of satin & of white lace (see scarf); 2 pleated ruffles around hem. 2 under ruffles of pleated white cotton edged w/ lace; coin pocket at waist; pocket at right side; wine taffeta lining; 3 sets of cotton tape ties (lower 2 w/ boning) for bustle; train. Petticoat (C) is stiff white cotton w/ yoke at waist in front & cotton tape drawstring in back; 5 tiers of lace-edged ruffles at hem. Cotton tape drawstring & 2 ruffles at bustle level. Bow (D) is wine satin w/ long streamers; no means of fastening to garment. Bustle Petticoats (E&F) of stiff white cotton; cotton tape ties at waist; 9 applied ruffles down body w/ lace trimming at bottom 2 ruffles; 3 inner sets of cotton tape ties down body. Fragment (G) is a piece of wine satin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
weaving
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Velvet
Lace
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Woven
Floral
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

1. Stamped in gold at inner waistband in script: ""Mlle Camille Lipman/ ROBES/ 7 Rue Drouot/ Paris"" 2. Note in red pencil pinned to .1G in script: ""goes with red satin dress"" 3. Cross stitch at hem of stocking: ""E.S.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1990.508.1A-G