Women's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-189631

Description

Floral silk women's dress, ankle length with flowing, pointed elbow length sleeves. The dress has a square neckline with a pleated yoke. The pointed ends of the yoke have loops that can be attached to large buttons on the belt. The dress has a snap in the bodice panel and a three button and hook enclosure under the left arm. The dress has "Kleinert Modine" arm shields sewn into each arm. There is a maker's label "Mary Cummings Louisville" in the right arm pit. The dress has an attached belt made of the same fabric as the dress. The center panel of the skirt is pleated from the waist to the hem. The back side of the skirt is plain and has no pleats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mary Cummings Louisville" (Maker's label)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P812

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

15 12/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1232

Places

Kentucky (United States)
Louisville (Jefferson county, Kentucky)