Women's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1843-1850

GUSN

GUSN-41352

Description

This cream (discolored); cotton mull dress has a "v" shaped neckline, short sleeves trimmed with lace inserts, shirred shoulders and a shirred bodice front. The bodice has smocking at the waist, and piping at the waist and shoulders. The center front of the waist comes to a sharp point. The skirt is gathered all around, with two whitework bands at hem and one deep tuck. The bodice is lined with cotton and closes with a hook & eye.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
whitework
Women's clothing
Mull
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Whitework
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

A4122

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1955.M4