Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-23308

Description

Iridescent lavender taffeta long-sleeved dress w/ sheer sleeves and embroidered floral sprays. Front bottom is scalloped. Back hangs longer (for bustle?) taffeta and embroidery around wrists. Floral sprays on upper and lower left and middle right. Dropped waistline and bunched skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
embroidering
hand sewing
taffeta
floral patterns
Taffeta
Machine Sewn
Embroidered
Spray
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Wiscasset, ME, USA

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1496

Places

Maine (United States)