Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1872-1874

GUSN

GUSN-40594

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Taupe changeable silk. A=Bodice - high piped neckline; piped armscye, peplum & cuffs; box-pleated ruffle around neckline to hem of bodice at front. Long, full sleeves w/ wide ruched band at cuffs; 9 silk covered buttons at center front. Lined w/ tan cotton twill; sleeves lined w/ cambric; small pocket at left side; cotton waistband. Hook & eye closure at waist. B=Skirt - has button holes at waistband; 3 ruched ruffles & 2 plain ruffles at front; separate panel tucked & draped at sides w/ box pleats at back. Cartridge pleats at back; pocket on right side; deep crinoline hem w/ brown glazed cotton & bound w/ brown wool tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
twill
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Twill
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1940.444 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1940.444AB