Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1874-1876

GUSN

GUSN-53130

Description

Lavender organdy dress printed with floral border of: vertical arrangement of flowers, wheat sheaths in tones of grey with pink, green and gold; high neckline with band collar (printed); 10 brown silk buttons center front to waist; peplum with self ruffle printed with floral border in green, pink; long sleeves double ruffle at cuff (also printed - matching peplum); princess seam at back; lined with stiffened - crinoline? Skirt has box pleats at front, cartridge pleats at back; white cotton waistband with button at back; hem - printed with same bands as bodice, turned hem; no lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
block printing (relief printing process)
stitching
organdy
borders (ornament areas)
floral patterns
wheat straw
Dress
Women's clothing
Organdy
Hand Stitched
Floral Border
Wheat Sheaf
Transfer Printed
Dress

Additional Identification Number

1942.723A&B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1942.723AB