ENSEMBLE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-12902

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt; C=Petticoat. Bodice (A) of beige sheer cotton & silk; high band collar of beige lace over white silk w/ hook & eye closure in back; tucked yoke trimmed w/ lace flounce. Snap closure center front w/ lace inserts either side; pouched effect; gathered to pleated self waistband w/ rosette at center. Long sleeves full above elbow w/ lace inserts, ruffles & cuffs lined w/ chiffon; tucks down center back; fully lined w/ white silk w/ hook & eye closure; white satin twil inner waistband w/ hook & eye closure. Skirt (B) of same material as bodice; narrow silk waistband w/ hook & eyes; gathered in back; 2 lace inserts at front; tucked & lace trimmed hem extending to slight train. Petticoat (C) of ivory taffeta; narrow waistband gathered in back; hook & eye closure; pleated flounce trimmed w/ ruffle; metal loops threaded w/ silk ribbon inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Lace
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Stamped at inner waistband: ""Farner(?)/ Camridge (sp?)""

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1992.55A-C