Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1843-1850

GUSN

GUSN-40453

Description

Light aubergine iridescent silk taffeta w/ lampas serpentine/floral motif; long sleeves w/ black lace trim off the shoulders. Bodice is shirred at loose point of waist; piping at shoulders & waist; hook & eye back closure; lined w/ brown glazed cotton. Skirt has cartridge pleats; lined w/ brown glazed cotton; 1 pocket. Hem has brown satin tape; handstitched.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
lampas (textile material)
piping (process)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk Taffeta
Lampas
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Piped
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Eustis

Accession Number

1940.160