Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1878-1881

GUSN

GUSN-35808

Description

A=dress, B=hat Burgundy satin with burgundy velvet trim. Dress has squared neckline trimmed with lace and tulle ruffle; velvet bow at decolletage. Velvet "lapels" trimmed with lace; long fitted sleeves have piped slits exposing velvet; with velvet ruching at cuff. Lace and tulle at wrist; gilt and steel beaded buttons at center front; velvet bands at sides of skirt. Train with velvet bands; satin shirred at front, sides, and around hem; scalloped hem. Gold and lace pleated dust ruffle; buckram lining with two pairs of tape ties for bustle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dress
Gown
Gown

Additional Identification Number

1933.739

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Rome, Italy

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Dana

Accession Number

1933.739AB

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