Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1879-1881

GUSN

GUSN-52968

Description

Two-piece dress, bodice (a) and skirt (b). Lampas with pale green satin ground with brown sprays and pale green taffeta. A=Bodice - square neckline with insert of separate neckline of pale green taffeta; turned down standing band collar lined w/ dark green velvet. Long sleeves w/ slit cuff & turned back pale green taffeta w/ applied bow; boned; bodice & sleeves lined w/ silk twill. Center panel of bodices detaches for day or evening wear. 2 small loops of cotton twill tape at inner armscye; inner satin belt w/ two hook & eye closure. Double pointed hem at front bodice; long layered weighted extensions; piping at neckline, armscye, cuffs & hem; 11 taffeta covered buttons & buttonhole front closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
lampas (textile material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
floral patterns
evening dresses (garments)
Dress
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Lampas
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Spray
Dress

Inscription

Stamped in green inside belt: ""M.A. Connelly/ 7 East 16th St. 7/New York""

Additional Identification Number

1942.311 A

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1942.311AB