Women's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-189493

Description

Ivory silk women's dress with drop waist. The dress is calf length with 3/4 length sleeves. The end of eachsleeve has three decorative woven bands. The center panel has three woven vertical bands running from the neckline to the waist. The dress has a straight sheath undersection with an attached long jacket. On either side of the center panel at the waist are five attached ivory buttons. Each shoulder has decorative gathering-six horizontal lines. The center bodice panel has an attached ivory slip. There are button snaps on the left shoulder and left collarbone. The back of the dress has a wide silk band across the lower back with ten decorative ivory buttons. The lower half of the jacket is split with a 13.5 cm space between the two.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
silk (fiber)
Women's Clothing
Dress

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P808

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

16 15/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1228