Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1940-1970

GUSN

GUSN-173532

Description

Full length dress with long, flaring sleeves, gathered at waist. Made of linen fabric with all-over repeated pattern of blue flowers, olive-green leaves, and brown and blue birds on a cream-colored ground. Lace trim sewn around neck and wrists. Center back closure with three buttons. One part of a medieval costume.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
hand sewing
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
Women's Clothing
Dress

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Eliza Kimball, Helen Chase Kimball-Brooke, and Mrs. H. Thomas Byron, Jr.

Accession Number

1993.160.1