Skirt, Bodice, Overdress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890s

GUSN

GUSN-268139

Description

Two piece ensemble of brown silk satin. Bodice is heavily pleated across the shoulder, back, and sleeves. Inset at center front is cream silk satin with cream silk overlay. Closure at front with hook & eye. Fitted and tucked sleeves to elbow and leg of mutton above. Full brown silk satin skirt, untrimmed. Center back vent. Snap and hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
satin
Dress

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bates

Accession Number

2004.2.19.1AB-2

Places

United States