Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1915

GUSN

GUSN-51389

Description

Apricot/gold satin w/ net & lace overdress; squared neck at front; slight V at back. Drawstring neckline trimmed w/ tulle; cap satin undersleeve w/ longer lace oversleeves w/ scalloped edge & point. Lace lappets at each shoulder; pleated satin waistband w/ bow & sash at back; pink velvet flowers attached at front. Net & lace overdress covers bodice & extends to knees at front and comes to a point at center back; satin underdress extending to floor. Bodice is boned; fully lined w/ cream satin; overlapping snap closure at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Lace
Hand Stitched
Floral Trail
DRESS

Inscription

Woven at waistband: ""Mary O'Brien/ 739 Boylston St./ Boston"".

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Flavin

Accession Number

1987.152

Places

Massachusetts (United States)