Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1874-1880

GUSN

GUSN-37913

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Shirred sheer cream cotton (discolored) bands alternate w/ vertical bands of (inserted) lace. A=Bodice - square decolletage trimmed w/ lace ruffle; 3/4 length sleeves w/ ruffle & beige silk grosgrain bow; basque style bodice w/ uneven pointed hemline trimmed w/ matching bows; bustle at back. B=Skirt - matching skirt has horizontal bands of lace at hem; trimmed w/ same beige bows; train is split in center; box pleat at back w/ wide ribbon draped along center back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Lace
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1935.663 A

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1935.663AB