Women's dress ensemble

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1845

GUSN

GUSN-53451

Description

Cream cotton with silk twill stripes; printed with stylized faded purple flowers surrounded by pink and green floral sprays; bateau neck with piping and pleats extending from shoulder toward center front; printed waist with wide piping; long sleeves with tuck and row of box pleats at elbow; 2 pearl buttons and loops at waist; all seams on sleeves are piped; bodice is lined with white cotton; skirt has cartridge pleats all around, hem lined with white polished cotton; hook and eye closure at back; matching capelet is lined with sheer cotton and comes to long point in front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
cotton (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
stripes
floral patterns
stylization
Women's clothing
Cotton
Silk
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Geometric Floral
Striped
ENSEMBLE

Additional Identification Number

1943.170A&B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1943.170AB