Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1912

GUSN

GUSN-12884

Description

Black chiffon ground w/ alternating panels of multicolor printed floral & black cut velvet floral; V-neck w/ inset of white lace overlaid w/ sheer black silk. Panel of dark green velvet from right shoulder to waist (missing at left); pleated black chiffon waistband; short sleeves w/ cuff of lace & silk trimmed w/ small velvet buttons. Green velvet underskirt in front; green velvet panel in back w/ hook & eye closure; black silk lining; wide black grosgrain inner waistband w/ hook & eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chiffon
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Chiffon
Velvet
Lace
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Floral
DRESS

Inscription

Printed label w/ owner information in ink(?) sewn to inner waistband: ""Chander & Co/ 151 Tremont Street/ Boston, Mass/ No. 8969 Date 1-12-12/ Name E.W. Norton""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1990.1413

Places

Massachusetts (United States)