Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1853-1857

GUSN

GUSN-53955

Description

Tan ombred & printed wool challis w/ alternating vertical stripes of white foliate & coral band; green & brown floral garland. Self-piping at high neckline, armhole & waist; bodice lined w/ white cotton twill w/ hook & eye closure down center front. Double pagoda sleeves; each layer trimmed w/ taupe silk fringe & lined w/ white glazed cotton. Skirt gathered onto waistband w/ cartridge pleats at back for fullness; skirt unlined; hem edged w/ tan wool tape. Bodice tucks form "v" shape at waistband at front & back. Bodice was boned at front - boning has been removed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
rolling up
wool (textile)
floral patterns
ombré
stripes
Women's clothing
Wool
Challis
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Floral
Striped
Ombre
DRESS

Inscription

Tape glued onto back of neck: ""Gould - Mrs. A.C. Smith.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1945.68