Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1912

GUSN

GUSN-51387

Description

Purple silk satin empire waisted evening gown with gray chiffon ruched sleeves. Bobbin lace applied around the neck and shoulders. Purple satin sash gathered at the left side ending in gilt tassles and decorated with a pair of applied cast-brass rondels, set with amethyst pastes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped at waistband: ""M. O'Brien/Boston"".

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Flavin

Accession Number

1987.150

Places

Massachusetts (United States)