Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1886-1888

GUSN

GUSN-52967

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Blue & white satin vertical pinstripe; blue taffeta. A=Bodice - inserted "v" neckline of cream wool crepe w/ ruffle & shirred down center front; backed w/ cream satin; long sleeves w/ cream satin turned back cuffs w/ cream crepe ruffle. Neckline, center front & cuffs trimmed w/ cream looped passementerie wrapped w/ silver metallic thread; boned; pointed at front w/ pointed & weighted peplum at back. Beneath wool crepe insert is a black taffeta "vest" w/ 20 taffeta covered buttons; lined w/ black taffeta. B=Skirt - blue & white pinstripe panel draped from waist to right side w/ small square panel at right hip at waistband; another panel at left side & at back (back panel has pouf). These panels are draped over cream satin skirt w/ vertical bands of passementerie (same as bodice); scalloped hem at back. Dust ruffle w/ buckram; lined w/ cream taffeta; pocket on right side; 5 casings at back (for bustle effect); hook & eye at waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1942.310AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1934.310AB