Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1862

GUSN

GUSN-53960

Description

Bodice of purple brocaded silk taffeta w/ purple pinstripe & small bunches of black & white flowers; long sleeves lined w/ silk & trimmed w/ lace; boned at darts. Lined w/ cotton twill; inner hook & eye closure; sharp long points at front & back; 11 black velvet covered buttons; bodice is tacked to skirt at waist. Hem is edged w/ woolen tape & lined w/ tan glazed cotton; box pleats at back of skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
brocade (textile)
cotton (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
twill
floral patterns
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk Taffeta
Twill
Brocade
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Bouquet
Striped
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1945.80