Tea Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1875-1890

GUSN

GUSN-265843

Description

Handsewn wool challis tea dress with black velvet ribbon trim down the front, around the neck and cuffs and in two horizontal bands on the front of the skirt above the pleating; wool challis is beige with a red, orange, green and gray floral pattern; long sleeves with pleated cuffs; button-down front; A-line skirt with pleated back hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
wool (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
hand sewing
Challis
Wool
Velvet
Aesthetic
Dress

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy R. Coyle

Accession Number

2002.51

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)