Dress and Belt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1876

GUSN

GUSN-50411

Description

A=Dress; B=Belt; C=extra fabric. Wool and cotton weave; black and gold ikat. A=Dress - Boned; red, blue, and gold floral border band applied around neckline, down center front and around hem and cuffs. Cotton lining in tan twill; piping at waist front and shoulder seams; drawstring gather at back waist. Pleats at front waist of skirt; gathered waistback; right front pocket; glazed cotton lining; hem edged with green wool tape. Seven covered buttons and buttonholes from neck to waist with decorative false buttons from waist to hem. B=Belt - matched applied floral border; lined with brown glazed chintz; hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
ikat
twill
wool (textile)
maternity
Dress
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1984.6ABC

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

In memory of Virginia Frost of Swansea, MA

Accession Number

1984.6A-C