Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-36334

Description

Green and black and white silk plaid w/ predominant vertical stripe. A) Bodice: close, round neck w/ self piping; pagoda sleeves w/ 2 tiers, all trimmed w/ black, green and white stripe moire ribbon; bodice has peplum, and same stripe moire ribbon; bodice is boned at center back only (hook and eye closure at center front); lined w/ brown cotton twill; sleeve cuffs lined w/ green silk; cotton twill ties attached to lining at center back. B) Skirt: matching skirt; white cotton waistband w/ drawstring; gathered at front; cartridge pleats at sides and back; fully lined w/ brown cambric (glazed); hem bound w/ green wool tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
plaids
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Plaid
Striped
Cambric
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1933.2048AB