Women's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-189714

Description

Lavender women's dress with lace yoke, collar and cuffs. The dress is calf length with three-quarter length sleeves. The dress has shirring on each shoulder and a small patch of shirring on the skirt. There is a V-shape neckline with a single snap button closure. The lace overlay on the collar and cuffs is patterned with triangles and stylized trees. The dress has an attached belt with an oval buckle. Under the left arm there is a four snap button and one hook closure. The maker's label is the collar states "Mary Cummings Louisville." There are Kleinerts dress shields in each armpit. The back of the dress is fitted and has vertical seams running from the shoulders to the hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mary Cummings Louisville" (Rectangular label)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P824

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 12/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1244

Places

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