Two-Piece Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900s

GUSN

GUSN-7273

Description

White linen printed with small pattern of flowers, dots and swirls in black and blue; BODICE (A) has band collar with attached self-tie, front placket with three white shell buttons; two vertical tucks at shoulder on either side of placket; pointed waist gathered center front and back; long sleeves gathered to one-button cuff; Matching SKIRT (B) has narrow waistband with hook and eye closure center back and attached self-belt; six gores; deep flounced hem; slight train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Women's clothing
Linen
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Floral
Geometric
DRESS

Inscription

1) Written on tag tied to collar: (Front:) ""#22 / Ready-Made / 1890-1900""; (Back:) ""Elinor Larson"". 2) Printed label, black on white lines, sewn inside collaar: (2A:) ""STYLE 727 / Ward-L / SIZE 38(?) / SHIRT WAIST SUITS"". (2B:) Bow printed in frame; (left:) ""MADE UNDER / CLEAN AND / HEALTHFUL / CONDITIONS""; (center:) ""OFFICIAL LABEL / NATIONAL CONSUMERS LEAGUE / REGISTERED Nov. 17 1899""; (right:) ""USE OF LABEL / AUTHORIZED / AFTER / INVESTIGATION""; (bottom:) ""LICE. USE No. 52"".""

Additional Identification Number

1992.266A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Estate of Elinor C. Larson

Accession Number

1992.266AB