Dress Ensemble

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1867-1868

GUSN

GUSN-49464

Description

A=Bodice; B=Bodice; C=Skirt; D=Belt. Peach shot with gold gold brocaded taffeta w/ yellow flowers w/ pink centers. A=Bodice - short puffed sleeves, cuffs & collar trimmed w/ purple velvet, net lace & straw trim; boned; lined w/ glazed cotton; 5 covered buttons. B=Bodice - sleeveless; sharply pointed front & back; eyelet along center front. C=Skirt - trimmed w/ wide purple bands along front & around hem; box pleats at back w/ train; hem lined w/ wool. D=Belt/Sash - matching sash w/ 3 panels w/ same velvet & straw trim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
ensembles (costume)
brocade (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
floral patterns
evening dresses (garments)
Victorian
Dress
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1977.157ABCD

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1977.157A-D