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

Credit Line

Estate of Elinor C. Larson

Accession Number

1992.262