Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1891

GUSN

GUSN-38917

Description

Burgundy bengaline covered silk with jet bead trim; burgundy velvet standing band collar, cuffs and false vest; silk shoulders (3 pleats at each shoulder) and leg of mutton sleeves; circular pattern of jet beads around collar, front, cuffs and hem; strands of beads extended from center front and from velvet extensions of "vest" and center back; boned; lined with brown cotton twill; hook & eye closure. Skirt B - matching skirt; smooth front, pleated back; hook & eye overlapping closure; train; self-ruffle at hem; dust ruffle of burgundy/black changeable taffeta; hem lined with wool; skirt lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
beads (pierced objects)
cord (fiber product)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Bengaline
Beads
Corded
Hand Stitched
Circle
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1936.1147A&B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1936.1147AB