Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1892

GUSN

GUSN-37310

Description

Grenadine gray/taupe w/ beige chevron bands brocaded w/ gray flowers. A=Bodice - olive satin yoke w/ standing band collar; trimmed w/ vertical bands of beads (clear, steel & jet beads); self-ruffle at front yoke. Olive satin band around pointed waist; leg o' mutton sleeves lined w/ taffeta. Hook & eye closure at cuff; bead band & satin band at cuff; boned & lined w/ taupe taffeta; hook & eye closure center front w/ interior closure at waist. B=Skirt - matching skirt; darts at waist; inverted box or "kick" pleats at side are lined w/ olive satin. Fullness at back; lined w/ taffeta; hook & eye at back; pocket on right side (lining). Kick pleats held in place w/ 2 bands attached inside; hem has taffeta dust ruffle; deep hem of brown cotton twill; bound w/ olive wool tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
gauze
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Gauze
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Wool
Leno Weave
Hand Stitched
Grenadine
DRESS

Inscription

Woven in yellow at waistband of bodice: ""Weiscopf/Boston, Mass.""

Additional Identification Number

1934.2559 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones

Accession Number

1934.2559AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)