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)
stitching
machine-made
wool (textile)
day (time of day)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
medallions (ornament areas)
travel
Women's clothing
Wool Challis
Hand Stitched
Garland
Floral Medallion
Travel
Day Wear
Daywear
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1967.82