Gypsy costume

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-284043

Description

Gypsy costume consisting of a white bodice with lace sleeves and a drawstring waist [a]. Maroon tafetta skirt with ruffled hem and brass moon and star sequins [b]. Maroon velvet vest with lace collar and brass disc sequin trim. Vest also has metallic thread embroidery along the edges [c]. Maroon velvet beret with brass disc sequin trim [d]. Yellow silk sash trimmed with lace [e].

Details

Descriptive Terms

costumes (character dress)
velvet (fabric weave)
cotton (textile)
taffeta
sequins (spangles)
Costume, Dance

Additional Identification Number

79.1
784

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, United States

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

2010.41.1.1A-E

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Revere (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)