Women's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-189721

Description

Ankle length light taupe colored chiffon women's dress with a square cut neckline. The dress has two parts, an outer dress, and an inner lining. The outer dress has full length fitted sleeves with lace trim and three snap button closures at the wrists. The outer dress has a lace yoke panel around the neck with a knotted lace tie at the base of the v. The outer dress also has an attached chiffon belt at the waist. The inner lining is silk with a v-shaped lace insert in the bodice. Both the outer dress and inner lining have flared skirts. The outer dress has a diagonal seam that runs from the left hip to right ankle. The back of the outer dress has decorative seaming that runs diagonally from the bottom corners to the middle of the dress forming an asymmetrical v.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P823

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17 6/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1243