Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1889-1899

GUSN

GUSN-54545

Description

A=Bodice; B=Skirt. Pale green satin w/ pale green taffeta chine w/ small pink rosebuds. A=Bodice - standing band collar of taffeta; pleated w/ taffeta bow at center back; yoke & exaggerated puff of sleeves of taffeta. Yoke gathered at neck & back; green satin draped across front at bust; body & lower fitted sleeves of green satin; taffeta at cuffs. Boned at waist & back; lined w/ cotton; upper puffed part of sleeves interlined w/ cambric for stiffening. Taffeta trim around waist w/ bow at center back; pointed at back; hook & eye closure at center front & at cuffs; padded. B=Skirt - matching; front & back panels of green satin; draped at left side to reveal taffeta lining; taffeta bows at sides. Side panels of taffeta pleated on left side, pleated & puffed on right side; back panel gathered at waist; pocket on left side. Fully lined w/ cream cotton sateen; buckram & lace pleated dust ruffle; deep hem of buckram interlining for stiffening; hem bound w/ green wool tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chiné technique
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
floral patterns
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Chine'
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Spray
DRESS

Additional Identification Number

1947.58 A

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Title Accession Number
Title SHOES Accession Number 1947.59AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1947.58AB