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

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1951.61

Date

1860-1870 (Remade from 1850s fabric)