Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1833-1840

GUSN

GUSN-38199

Description

Yellow silk damask dress woven with a geometric pattern of diamonds and squares; broad neckline; short sleeves w/ ruching & tulle net. Bust accentuated by fabric pleated & draped across at armscye w/ lace trim at "v" front panel. Bodice is boned & lined w/ linen; self-piping at neck, armscye & waist; waist is slightly pointed at front. Skirt pleated at front & gathered at back w/ cartridge pleats between shoulder; skirt lined w/ white cotton; hook & eye closure at back; darts at front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
damask
stitching
linen (material)
silk (textile)
geometric patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Linen
Damask
Hand Stitched
Geometric
DRESS

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1935.1292