Underdress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-189920

Description

Yellow silk underdress, partially unstitched. The entire neck and shoulder area has been undone. Both sleeves have also been removed. The material for the right sleeve is stored with the underdress. The underdress appears to have had three quarter length sleeves. The material for the left sleeve is missing. The underdress has eight cloth covered buttons up the front bodice. The front edge of the skirt is shorter than the back hem, creating a small train. The hem of the underdress is trimmed with a pleated ruffle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

underdresses
silk (textile)
Slip

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P846

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Underwear

Dimensions

13 13/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1266