Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1876

GUSN

GUSN-36130

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt Cream satin w/ red taffeta trim & bows; A=Bodice w/ low squared neckline w/ red trim on collar; 2 rows of pleated tulle fill in neckline. Elbow length sleeves w/ lace ruffle & red pleated trim w/ bow. Darts; peplum w/ squared front, open at center back w/ red ribbon trim; 9 cream satin covered buttons. Pleated tulle under lace ruffle at cuffs; boned; linen waistband w/ one hook & eye; red bow at center back of collar. B=Skirt; cream satin overskirt draped diagonally across front over red taffeta underskirt; underskirt has 5 red ruffles. Cream overskirt has lace at sides & back; back panel has train w/ 2 large red bows. Fake flowers stitched at right hip; pleated dust ruffle w/ lace trim. Skirt lined w/ cotton; pocket on right side; one pair of cotton ties 3/4 of the way down in lining. Band of red wool lining above dust ruffle; underskirt bound w/ red wool tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
fancy dress
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Formal
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1933.1533 A

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1933.1533AB