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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman

Accession Number

1942.182AB