Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1898-1899

GUSN

GUSN-50840

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Navy blue silk faille/taffeta. A=Bodice - standing collar hooks onto bodice & trimmed w/ braid; long sleeves have blue satin epaulette; vest-like effect at front w/ yoke & same braid. Ruffle & braid at cuffs; waist trimmed w/ pleated band & 2 bows; slightly pointed at back. Boned & lined w/ tan cotton twill printed w/ white stripes & black geometric motif of "x's" and "o's". B=Skirt - matching; smooth front w/ darts; gathered at back; navy satin ruffle & self ruffle at hem. Fully lined w/ blue glazed cotton; hook & eye closure at center back; large eyes at center back waistband hook onto hook on bodice (center back).

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
faille
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
satin
silk (textile)
geometric patterns
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Faille
Satin
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Geometric
DRESS

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1986.434

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

19 x 27 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.434AB