Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1881

GUSN

GUSN-53118

Description

Navy blue velvet with jet bead; polonaise dress with matching skirt; collar trimmed with black lace collar; long sleeves trimmed with lace and jet beads at cuffs; dress open at front- sides are trimmed with black lace ruffle and ruching with jet beads and jet bead netting; 2 "panniers" poofs at back as polonaise; bodice is boned and lined with lavendar taffeta; sleeves lined with black silk; dress has hooks which hook onto underskirt; 9 black covered buttons center front; skirt (b) has silk waistband lined with linen; scalloped hem with jet bead medallions with jet bead tassels; hook and eye closure; scalloped edge bound with black taffeta.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
trousseaux
weddings
Women's clothing
Trousseau
Wedding
Velvet
Silk
Beaded
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped on waistband: ""ERMINA MISLIAVACCA/ MODES & ROBES/ MILAN"" There are two emblems: Crown/ coat of arms and crown above crossed swords and banner.

Maker

Misliavacca, Erminia (Maker)

Location of Origin

Milan, Italy

Accession Number

1942.697