Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1906

GUSN

GUSN-49802

Description

Three-piece dress with bodice(a), skirt (b), and petticoat (c). Dark green and light green printed silk with vermicelli pattern with white crescents. Bodice (a) has a standing band collar; yoke and center front insert of lace with applique of crescent with pink moon/sun/star? echoing motif of fabric. Floral appliques at shoulders and cuffs of elbow length sleeves; appliques trimmed with lace and done in green satin stitch with silk and metallic threads. Blouson front with pleats; self waistband; pleated all around and overlapping at front; overlap is covered with moon appliques. Boned waist and back; sleeves have scalloped edge trimmed with lace; lined with cotton. Matching skirt (b) has smooth front; narrow tucks from sides to back; skirt somewhat narrow; deep pleated and scalloped ruffle trimmed with metallic braid. Floral appliques at hem which match bodice; three narrow tucks around hem. Petticoat (c) blue/green sateen with three green taffeta ruffles for dust ruffle; bound with brown velvet; hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
silk (textile)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
appliqué (technique)
Dress
Women's clothing
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1980.187ABC

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Main Garments

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.187A-C