Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-52368

Description

Brown and black silk cape. Brown ground with black vermicelli pattern. Bodice a) neckline placket is cream satin with floral applique. standing band collar with blue velvet placed around squared neckline of bodice. Placket at front covers "vest" of brown cotton with hooka nd eye clsoure; black sequins and jet beadwork on net applied around squared neck; long sleeves gathered at shoulder; scalloped cuffs lined with cream satin; black satin ribbon at slightly pointed waist; boned and lined with brown sateen. Skirt b) matches bodice. Brown taffeta waistband and lining; fullness at back; overlapping hook and eye closure at back; slight train; hem lined with band of black velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
dresses (garments)
appliqué (technique)
crepe (textile)
stitching
machine-made
cloth
silk (textile)
meanders (patterns)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Crepe
Sateen
Hand Stitched
Appliqued
Geometric
Geometric Meander
Wedding
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped on neck placket under arm guards: ""SPECIAL/ SEAMLESS/ 2"" At placket: ""1/2""

Maker

Hurlburt, Lena, Miss (Maker)

Location of Origin

Worcester, MA, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson

Accession Number

1941.718AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)