Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1853-1857

GUSN

GUSN-38200

Description

Green silk dress with bodice [A] and skirt [B]. Black velvet (cut and uncut) bodice [A] with bell shaped sleeves; pointed and boned front and back; trimmed with green lace; black velvet border around shoulder and neck. Black fringe; pom poms; lined with glazed cotton; sleeve inserts of black net and white silk lining. Skirt [B] front has black velvet pattern of ribbons; floral garland with berries and leaves. Black velvet buttons down front; box pleats at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
cut velvet
uncut velvet
cotton (textile)
Women's clothing
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1935.1293 A

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1935.1293AB