Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-45318

Description

Blue & gold checked iridescent taffeta; standing band collar; darts; piped straight waist. Bodice lined w/ brown cotton; 7 blue velvet covered buttons at back (one is missing); piped armscye; leg o' mutton sleeves w/ blue velvet band at wrist. Skirt is pleated at front w/ cartridge pleats at back; hem lined w/ blue glazed cotton & edged w/ blue wool tape; pocket on right side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
checker pattern
Girls' clothing
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Checked
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1951.61

Date

1860-1870 (Remade from 1850s fabric)