Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1881

GUSN

GUSN-53137

Description

Black silk velvet; bodice attached to skirt; standing band collar; long fitted sleeves; several black velvet buttons (at center front closure) from neck to hip; bodice boned and lined with white silk twill; smocking at front below bodice; velvet draped at sides in polonnaise style, skirt has silk moire waistband, bustle pad, hook and eye closure; casing and tape ties for bustle; train; lined with brown buckram; hem of train and skirt has pleated buckram dust ruffle trimmed with lace. Pocket on right side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Velvet
Silk
Hand Stitched
Polonnaise
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped 1) waistband of skirt; 2) bodice waist 1) ""M. Tost-Brendler/Robes et Confections/Dresden/26 Weisenbausstr"" 2) ""Bodice Waistband: ""M. Tost-Brendler/Robes & Confections/Dresden, Ferdinandstrass e 8""

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1942.744