Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-49269

Description

A=Dress; B=Belt; C=Collar. Blue silk satin striped gauze dress with alternating pattern of vertical stripes. One stripe has a multicolor stylized floral pattern with paisley and ogee medallion motif. Other stripe has a multicolor band with arch motif with floral garland pattern bordered by diamonds and circles in red, green, and white. Dress [A]-Bodice has a bateau neckline with a hook and eye closure down center front. Bell-shaped undersleeves of appliqued net with ruffled cuffs. Bodice is lined with white cotton. Skirt gathers atl waist. Belt [B]-Self belt has a gold painted metal buckle. Collar [C]-Fichu collar of white net with white flowers appliqued around the edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
gauze
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
silk (textile)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
stripes
Dress
Women's clothing
Silk
Gauze
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Striped
Floral
Geometric
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1975.205ABC

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Main Garments

Accession Number

1975.205A-C