Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1845-1853

GUSN

GUSN-40317

Description

A=Dress; B=Bertha collar. A=Dress - Pink iridescent silk taffeta; bateau neckline; princess seams; sharply pointed at waist, back & front. Self-piping at neck, waist & armscye; bodice is boned & lined w/ linen; back lace closure; pleats around front & back; cartridge pleats center back. Short sleeves (tulip or petal shaped) of 3 overlapping, scalloped pieces trimmed w/ pink ribbon ruching; pocket on right; skirt lined w/ white cotton cambric. B=Bertha collar - matches dress; piped neckline; pink knotted fringe attached; fringe is silk; lined w/ white cotton cambric. Right side trimmed w/ ribbon (same as ruching on sleeves of dress).

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cotton
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1939.498 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1939.498AB