Maternity Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1865

GUSN

GUSN-37774

Description

Plum cotton printed with medallions of multi-color bouquets and brown and white geometric medallions. 13 buttonholes down center front to hem with 9 self-covered buttons. Bands of contrasting fabric applied down center front from neck to hem. 2nd band of same from waist to hem. High neckline. Long sleeves with epaulets and buttoned turned back cuffs. Collar, epaulets, cuffs and tie belt of contrasting fabric. Bodice is boned and lined with tan cotton twill, with hook & eye closure down center front. Skirt gathered into waistband at back. Pocket on right side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
floral patterns
maternity
Dress
Dress, Maternity
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Bouquet
Medallion
Maternity
Dress, Maternity

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Main Garments

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lilias Page

Accession Number

1935.417