Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900

GUSN

GUSN-41370

Description

Blue & green wool check; A=Bodice - standing band collar w/ black velvet & black ruffle; hook & eye at back. Blouson front w/ placket covering "vest" w/ hook & eye closure; jabot of black lace. Epaulets & front trimmed w/ black braid; long sleeves; boned at front waist & back; lined w/ black glazed cotton. B=Skirt - matching skirt; very full; gored w/ narrow waistband; smooth front. 4 bunches of pleats stitched in place at back; back panel cut off-grain; hook & eye closure center back. Fully lined w/ blue taffeta; buckram interlining for stiffening hem; hem bound w/ blue velvet; hooks at waist for hooking onto bodice at sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
wool (textile)
checker pattern
day (time of day)
Women's clothing
Wool
Silk
Cotton
Taffeta
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Day Wear
Checked
DRESS

Inscription

""Gilbert"" handwritten in red on lining, left side of bodice.

Additional Identification Number

A4153

Related Items

Title JACKET Accession Number 1933.2047

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Vienna, Austria

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1933.2041AB