Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s-1860

GUSN

GUSN-7260

Description

Faded aubergine wool challis printed with parsley and floral stripe in red, yellow and brown on green; band collar; nine buttonholes center of bodice with eight faceted steel buttons; piping at armseyes and waist; darts in front, princess seams in back; three-quarter length sleeves with cuff of brown pleated silk; white embroidered net undersleeve with pink silk drawstring at waist; brown and pink plaid silk lining cuff of top sleeve; brown twill lining in bodice; skirt cartridge-pleated all around; hook and eye at waist; pocket at right; two self ruffles attached above hem; hem bound with brown wool tape; skirt lined with brown linen; hem faced with glazed linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
linen (material)
machine-made
net (textile)
printing (process)
wool (textile)
stripes
floral patterns
paisley
Women's clothing
Wool Challis
Linen
Cotton
Net
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Stripe
Paisley
DRESS

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Estate of Elinor C. Larson

Accession Number

1992.262