Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1885-1889

GUSN

GUSN-37322

Description

Two piece ensemble of green silk satin. Bodice is tightly fitted with a fishtail back. Collar, faux-vest, and cuffs made from silk velvet in brown, green, and olive stripes. Band collar. Closure center front with green silk-covered ball buttons. Skirt primary material is the same green silk satin with asymmetrical bustle puffs, underskirt made from strpied silk velvet. Hook and eye closures at waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
day (time of day)
stripes
Dress
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Cotton
Velvet
Hand Stitched
Day Wear
Striped
Dress

Inscription

Stamped at waistband: ""S.V.(F.?) Barteaux/Boston""

Additional Identification Number

1934.2719 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Main Garments

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1934.2719AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)