Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1878

GUSN

GUSN-38908

Description

Discolored white linen lawn alterating with inserted cotton lace bands running vertically down front & back and sleeves; V neckline with double lace collar. Inside collar has applied lace leaves; three quarter length sleeves with satin ribbon band and bow, cuff - double lace ruffle; outer lace collar continues down front opening in serpentine cream silk satin bow at center back; applied satin ribbon bows and lace serpentine ruffle at both side seams; Bustle back with draped fabric (right side has come untucked); lace ruffled hem with one lace flounce at front; Back hem has two flounces; front button closure with glazed linen covered buttons, from neckline to hem. Dress has been basted closed from hem to hip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
lawn (textile)
linen (material)
satin
festivals
Women's clothing
Linen
Lawn
Lace
Cotton
Satin
Hand Stitched
Festivals
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1936.1129C