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

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Eustis

Accession Number

1940.160