Women's dress ensemble

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1867

GUSN

GUSN-40249

Description

A=Overskirt; B=Skirt; C=Dress Bodice; D=Day Bodice; E=Belt/Sash. Blue & gold pinstripe taffeta w/ blue taffeta ruching, ribbons & panel. A=Overskirt - blue & gold pinstripe w/ blue ruching at sides & along hem; 2 large blue bows; open at front & back w/ hook & eye closure. B=Skirt - Front panel of blue taffeta w/ blue ruching from front to back. Hook & eye closure; lined w/ white cambric; hem edged w/ green silk tape; 2 bands of elastic for back bustle. C=Bodice - sleeveless; open neckline trimmed w/ blue ruching & 2 large blue bows at shoulder; drawstring neckline w/ hook & eye closure. Darts; linen lining; rounded waist. D=Bodice - high neckline w/ band collar; long sleeves w/ epaulets & cuffs w/ blue ruching; 1 bow at right shoulder center front. 10 blue silk buttons w/ buttonholes & hook & eye closure; darts; sharp point at front & back w/ piped waist. Boned at center back & lower center front; lined w/ cotton; sleeves lined w/ white cambric. E=Belt - blue belt w/ large blue bow/bustle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
ensembles (costume)
stitching
turning (shaping process)
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
day (time of day)
evening dress (concept)
stripes
Dress
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Turned
Striped
Day Wear
Evening Wear
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1939.319ABCDE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Main Garments

Accession Number

1939.319A-E