Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1877-1880

GUSN

GUSN-38911

Description

White linen; high neckline; Front: several narrow vertical tucks from shoulder to hem. Tucks enclosed by inserted eyelet band (wagon wheel, pineapple and leaf motifs); pearl buttons at center front from neck to hem covered with scalloped eyelet ruffle; long sleeves with eyelet insert on front sleeve from shoulder to cuff; ruffle eyelet cuff with scalloped edge at right and left hip; small ruffle with rose motif with scalloped edge below pockets. Large eyelet panel with pineapple motif attached beneath ruffle and open at sides. Boxed pleats at back waist. Inside at waist, added cotton sewn in for bustle effect, creating boxed pleats of back waist. Eyelet ruffle and dust ruffle at hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
eyelets (components)
textiles
stitching
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
linen (material)
embroidering
machine-made
day (time of day)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leisure
pineapple (motif)
Women's clothing
Linen
Cotton
Eyelet
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Pineapple
Leaf
Daywear
Leisure
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1936.1133