Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1896

GUSN

GUSN-52978

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Brocaded satin in tan, gold & lavender tones; floral trail motif. A=Bodice - collar in cream satin w/ black beading; half of collar hooks clockwise into neck of bodice. Front of bodice is covered w/ panels of pleated cream mousseline de soie & ruched w/ same. All heavily accented by jet beadwork, sequins, rhinestones & some black mousseline de soie. Bodice is boned; pointed at center front; hook & eye closure in front; sleeves are puffed at shoulder & fitted below to wrist; trimmed w/ lavender velvet ribbon. Back of bodice has cream & black mousseline de soie & beadwork w/ rhinestones; 4-panel peplum at center back has 2 buttons, each a pearl surrounded by a circle of rhinestones. Lavender velvet ribbon in 4 stripes down back also edge each peplum panel, back waist & cuffs. Bodice lined w/ cotton; at peplum & cuff lined w/ lavender satin. B=Skirt - matching; hook & eye closure at back; lavender satin at hem; lined w/ cream polished cotton. Elastic halfway down inside of skirt; all seams bound w/ satin ribbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
brocade (textile)
stitching
machine-made
cloth
satin
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
day (time of day)
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Satin
Brocade
Mousseline
Hand Stitched
Beaded
Day Wear
Formal Wear
DRESS

Inscription

On hooks of bodice: ""NICHOLLS"".

Additional Identification Number

1942.337 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1942.337AB