Women's dress ensemble

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1843-1847

GUSN

GUSN-53941

Description

This pale green silk ensemble is made of a capelet, bodice and skirt. The bodice shows a V-shaped neckline with tucks at the shoulder that extend to the waist. The long sleeves have a second, shorter sleeve with tucks at the cuff. The bodice is lined with brown cotton twill and is padded and boned with a set of hook and eye closures. The skirt has box pleats with cartridge pleats at center back. The matching cape (B) has hook and eye closures at center front, with three tucks at the hem, and is lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
cotton (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Hand Stitched
ENSEMBLE

Additional Identification Number

1945.21A&B

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1945.21AB