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

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew

Accession Number

1920.409