Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1876

GUSN

GUSN-40448

Description

Three-piece dress, bodice (a); skirt (b); bow (c). Black silk taffeta with pink trim. Bodice (a) has pink bows at cuff; ruching and double ruff at cuff; black and white lace along center front, cuffs and neckline. Peplum trimmed with black lace; inner waistband; Ten black covered buttons; boned and lined with tan cotton twill. Skirt (b) has bands of ruching and pleating edged with pink and several ruffles; right side has tucked and folded panel tacked in place; lined with pink and trimmed with black lace. Cartridge pleats at back; hook and eye closure at waist; left side has loose sash; hem has brown cotton lining with triple crinoline ruffle; bound with green wool tape. Bow (c) black silk trimmed with pin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
Dress
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Dress

Associated Building

Used At Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1940.152ABC

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Eustis

Accession Number

1940.152A-C