Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-53991

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. A=Bodice - Brown silk taffeta w/ black & brown embroidered lilac edge & rose motif. Bodice has elbow length bell sleeves w/ lace-edged ruffle & puckered at elbow; trimmed w/ bands of embroidered silk & black lace; 9 covered buttons; lined w/ brown glazed cotton. B=Skirt - 2 deep flounces; cartridge pleats onto brown cotton waistband; lined w/ brown glazed cotton. Hem is brown wool taped & linen lined.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
embroidering
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
rose (genus)
Victorian
Women's clothing
Silk Taffeta
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Victorian
Rose
Lilac
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1945.149 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lilias Page

Accession Number

1945.149AB

Date

1860-1870 (Remade from 1840s fabric)