Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1855-1862

GUSN

GUSN-53128

Description

Green taffeta dress with bodice [A] and skirt [B]. Bodice (A) has squared neckline and cap sleeves trimmed with bands of black lace with stylized floral motif and white taffeta with bands of green velvet. Sharp point at front and back, trimmed with green velvet. Boned and lined with linen. Hand sewn eyes at center back for laced closure. Skirt (B) has box pleats all around. Pocket on right side. Hem trimmed with same velvet and lace as bodice. Very deep hem lined with crinoline. Hook and eye on left side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1942.718A&B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Accession Number

1942.718AB