Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830s

GUSN

GUSN-7265

Description

Cream wool challis printed with brown chine stripe with alternating patterns of green leaves and red and blue floral bunches; broad neckline trimmed with ecru crocheted lace; yoke effect created by attached pleating; piping at armseye and waist; short, wide pointed sleeves; boned darts in front, princess seams in back; center back hook and eye closure with insert of lace-covered linen (concealed); bodice and sleeves lined with linen; hidden linen waistband with button and snaps at center front and hook and eye in back; box pleating all around; pocket at left; hem faced with glazed linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chiné technique
crocheting
glazing (coating)
stitching
linen (material)
printing (process)
wool (textile)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Women's clothing
Wool Challis
Linen
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Crocheted
Hand Stitched
Chine'
Foliate
Bouquet
DRESS

Inscription

1) Printed tag pinned to neck: ""#6 / Craft / Studios / NORTH SCITUATE / RHODE ISLAND"". 2) Handwritten tag tied to waist: ""Pd / 8 -"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Estate of Elinor C. Larson

Accession Number

1992.279