Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909

GUSN

GUSN-46771

Description

White silk crepe with pearl and bead trim; "V" shaped bodice with silk gauze insert having cream satin bow and drawstring, making squared neckline and blouson bodice; short puffed tulle sleeves; sleeves, neckline, center front and shoulders trimmed with strands of beadwork with pearls, large circular motif and smaller graduated pearls; back has drawstring neckline; boned; lined with taffeta, hook and eye and secondary overlapping closure at center back; with pleats for fullness; front has cut away hem revealing panel of mousseline de soie with 4 deep tucks, center layer of train is drawn up into a knot to reveal under layer of same crepe; train lined with cream wool flannel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
crepe (textile)
stitching
machine-made
pearl (animal material)
silk (textile)
taffeta
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Silk
Crepe
Taffeta
Pearl
Beaded
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Formal
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Info under history (provenance) is never to appear on any label.

Accession Number

1963.222