Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1912

GUSN

GUSN-12884

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chiffon
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dress
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

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.1413

Places

Massachusetts (United States)