Day Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1858-1863

GUSN

GUSN-47458

Description

Plum wool challis. Bodice printed with stylized floral medallion. Skirt is printed at border print of bands of pink ribbon edged with green foliate garland alternating same medallions of bodice. Border is of larger multi-color medallions with red ground enclosed by larger green leaves. Bodice has high neckline and boned darts. Long full sleeves have ruching and cuffs of pink and green band of skirt. Cuffs have hook and eye closure. Bodice has hook and eye closure down center front to waist. Princess seams in back. Tan glazed cotton lining throughout garment. White twill tape loop inside skirt at center back. Skirt has cartridge pleats all around waist. Pocket on right side of blue glazed cotton. Piped neckline and waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
wool (textile)
travel
Dress
Dress

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Hayden Gerrish

Accession Number

1967.82