Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1905

GUSN

GUSN-38369

Description

White china silk with net inserts; Bodice (A) - blouson bodice with standing band collar (boned) and yoke of lace with foliate garland and stylized flowers; lace ruffle around yoke; stitched pleats around yoke front and back; band of lace inserted below pleats, and near shoulders on sleeves; elbow length sleeves with lace ruffle cuffs; sleeves and bodice lined with white cambric; hook and eye closure at center back (both lining and silk exterior); feather stitching along center back; hooks around waist at back for support of skirt; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; stitched pleats all around waist (extend to hips); narrow waistband; one tuck at hem; satin ribbon dust ruffle; hook and eye closure center back; Belt (C) matching belt; wide, shirred and gathered at ends, with 3 rows of ruching in center; boned at ends and ruching; hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
lace (needlework)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
stylization
summer (season)
Dress
Women's clothing
Silk
Lace
Hand Stitched
Foliate
Garland
Geometric Floral
Summer
Dress

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

In memory of Alice Maude Knight.

Accession Number

1963.40A-C