Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1797-1808

GUSN

GUSN-12890

Description

Plum silk; drawstring neckline; skirt front gathered on self-tie in a drop-front style; bodice lined with linen; hem lined with polished cotton. Inset under armhole for length of sleeve; self-cuffs; possibly shortened; fullness at back between shoulders. Possible maternity garment. Dress altered, visible evidence of earlier seams in bodice.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
maternity
Dress
Women's clothing
Silk
Hand Stitched
Maternity
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1991.91A

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret L. Platt

Accession Number

1991.91