DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1918-1922

GUSN

GUSN-12918

Description

Large black wool underdress w/ a silk organza bodice lined w/ taffeta; V-neckline w/ square piece of pleated black netting across V (modesty cloth). Short silk sleeves covered w/ organza edged w/ looped plaited ribbon; full sleeve of organza w/ flared cuff edged w/ looped plaited ribbon. Sheer organza overtunic w/ floral designs of looped plaited ribbon, front & back panel as well as side panels; side panels pleated at waist; hook & eye & snaps front closure on underdress as well as tunic.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
stitching
machine-made
organza
ribbon (material)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Wool
Silk
Organza
Ribbon
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel

Accession Number

1992.148