Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1897-1898

GUSN

GUSN-37395

Description

Brown silk & wool crepe w/ tan satin stripe. A=Bodice - standing band collar of brown taffeta w/ light green satin ribbon lining & bow at back; same green satin along center front & waist. Tan silk mousseline along center front covering taffeta hook & eye closure; slightly pointed at waist front & back. Tan velvet bow at waist front w/ velvet & beige satin ribbon around waist; one tuck at shoulder to waist. Long fitted sleeves w/ double epaulet at shoulder; 2 self covered buttons at wrist; boned; lined w/ brown taffeta. B=Skirt - matching skirt; smooth front; fullness at center back. Hook & eye closure; pocket on right side; brown taffeta lining has ribbon & elastic band (one on each side) to hold skirt fullness.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
crepe (textile)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Crepe
Silk
Wool
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Inscription

Woven in yellow at waistband of bodice: ""D.P. McKenney/ Boston, Mass.""

Additional Identification Number

1934.2887 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1934.2887AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)