Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1873

GUSN

GUSN-47075

Description

Beige taffeta two-piece dress. Bodice (A) has piped neckline. Yoke and pagoda sleeves and peplum edged with beige silk. Ten silk-covered buttons at center front. Boned at darts and sides. Lined with tan cotton twill. Sleeves have 3/4 lining of cream silk. Skirt (B) has cartridge pleats at back. Smooth front. Pocket on right side. Hook and eye closure at waist. Fully lined with crinoline. Four white buttons inside for bustle. Self fabric at hem. Hem lined with cambric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
crinolines
silk (textile)
taffeta
Dress
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1964.375A&B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Ruth A. and Dorcas L. Woodbury

Accession Number

1964.375AB