Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1837-1839

GUSN

GUSN-29099

Description

Red silk crepe dress, broad neckline; "V"shaped front with fabric tucked at shoulder, draped over bust, and stitched in place with band of red statin piping; same band at shoulders and at princess seam at back; long sleeves are smocked from armseye with - ruffle and red satin ruffle creating effect of short oversleeve; sleeve is full from ruffles to cuff; tucks stitched in place at outer edge above cuff; red satin piping around neckline; armseye and side seams; self-piping at sleeves and cuffs; wide waistband, with coin at left front; bodice is boned at center front and lined with linen; sleeves lined with brown cambric; cuffs lined with green & red plaid silk; skirt has full pleats all around; with cartridge pleats at center back between shoulders; hook & eye closure at back and cuffs; skirt lined with red wool.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
crepe (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Crepe
Wool
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew

Accession Number

1920.409