Evening gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-24585

Description

Silk evening gown, cream-colored w/ diagonal lines of leaves and berries embroidered throughout. Sleeveless w/ high tucked waist and tucked bodice w/ white lace and black net decoration. Back hook and eye clasps. Bustle and train w/ silver net trim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

evening dresses (garments)
embroidering
silk (textile)
Silk
Embroidered
GOWN, EVENING

Inscription

Stamped on shoulder pad: ""ML/ ELITE/ DOUBLE COVER/ 4""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5407