Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-34702

Description

White cotton (muslin); high scoop neckline; plain yoke w/ eyelet embroidered band. Below band is inset shirred panel; same eyelet band at waist, shoulders (resembling capped sleeves), at back & cuffs of long sleeves. Bands at shoulders & cuffs trimmed w/ lace ruffle. Cuffs have 4 piped drawstring bands. Scalloped, eyelet embroidered hem; fullness at skirt between shoulders. Hook & eye closure - eyes are backed by metal eyes; high waist; 3 covered buttons at back of each sleeve attached near lace ruffles. Skirt altered - note stitch marks at back and extra fabric at front center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Empire (style)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Empire
Floral
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1932.269