Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1902

GUSN

GUSN-33710

Description

Ivory satin with silver and pearl/clear sequins, tulle and mousseline de soie trim; Bodice "B" open neckline trimmed with tulle; sleeveless; winged bird/feather motif of sequins, tulle & chenille at center front with more sequins around shoulder, below bust, and around waist; bodice has "V" shape at front, created by tucked satin; drawstring at neckline; boned, lined with cream taffeta; hook and eye closure center back; corsage of fake flowers at left shoulder, tulle sash at right back. Skirt A - matching skirt; hem has scalloped arrangement of wing motif (same as bodice) with mousseline de soie ruffle with ruched hem; train; lined with cream taffeta; taffeta ruching for chest ruffle; ribbon tie at back (interior); hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
beads (pierced objects)
feather (material)
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
feather (material)
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Beaded
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Beads
Bird
Feather
DRESS

Inscription

1) stamped in gold on bodice B waist band: ""Howard & Co./NEW YORK"" 2) stamped - hooks of skirt A: ""NICHOLLS""

Additional Identification Number

1930.1520A&B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1930.1520AB