Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1867-1869

GUSN

GUSN-50839

Description

A=Dress; B=Sash; C=Apron/Sash. White muslin. A=Dress - high piped neckline; long bell shaped sleeves w/ self-ruffle at armscye, elbow & cuff; inner sleeve of same is narrow w/ turned back ruffle. Wide waistband; skirt has cartridge pleats at back; narrow ruffle & wide flounce at hem w/ dust ruffle; 5 buttonholes; no buttons. B=Sash - 2 angled panels (shorter than panels of apron) w/ double ruffles all around; attached to waistband; rosette of same fabric at center back. C=Apron/Sash - 2 panels at front are shorter than the two panels at back; front panels are angled; back panels are pointed; double ruffles all around; attached to narrow band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
day (time of day)
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Day Wear
Walking Wear
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1986.433

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

56.5 x 54 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.433A-C