Evening Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1915

GUSN

GUSN-73451

Description

Pink satin ground with supplementary warp of gold; gold floral sprays with gold watered effect; square neck; yellow horsehair? bodice covered with pink panel; sleeveless; fall net oversleeves embroidered with flowers of gold wrapped yellow thread, with scalloped edge; bodice - pink panel with belt at back; skirt has panel of pink satin, which hang freely, and reveal yellow (horsehair?) underskirt; net skirt/panels (with same embroidery as sleeves) attached in between pink satin panels, which are shorter in front and extend to hem in back; white satin lining on skirt; white taffeta lining with hook and eye in bodice; small gold bows with rhinestones at shoulder and belt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

evening dresses (garments)
dresses (garments)
embroidering
stitching
horsehair
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
entertaining
evening dress (concept)
floral patterns
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Horsehair
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Spray
Formal
Entertainment
Evening
Formal Wear
DRESS

Inscription

Printed on dress shields: ""MADE IN U.S. AMERICA/THE BEST/WARRANTED/ ILLEINVERT(?)/TRADEMARK Featherweight""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5087