Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1894-1896

GUSN

GUSN-41373

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Yellow & cream satin stripes. A=Bodice - scooped neckline w/ drawstring; yellow satin bertha collar w/ lace; ruffle; short puffed sleeves w/ lace oversleeves. Boned & lined w/ cotton; applied pleated yellow satin waistband w/ large bow at center back & small rosette at center front; front hook & eye closure. B=Skirt - silk waistband w/ cartridge pleats at back; fully lined w/ taffeta w/ inner lining of buckram; tacked dust ruffle at hem. Pocket for padding (?) at back opening; inside elastic w/ cotton twill tape ties at back; two padded applied yellow satin bands at hem; hook & eye back waist closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
buckram
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
taffeta
stripes
Women's clothing
Satin
Taffeta
Lace
Buckram
Hand Stitched
Striped
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

A4156

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman

Accession Number

1942.182AB