Dress
Dress
Dress
Dress
Dress

2019.02

Dress

Date: c. 1890s

Grey,   white, and black pinstriped cotton blend dress with brown cotton lining.  Interior of bodice is boned, with the exterior decorated with black box pleated ruffle details at bust, which are surrounded by silver steel cut and glass beads. Epaulets at shoulders decorated with same bead detail.   Beaded detail continues at the bottom hem of the bodice, as well as the cuffs of the wrists.  Unadorned skirt in same material as bodice.  Hem of skirt is reinforced with velvet. Collar to bodice is missing, as a brown glazed cotton bias tape is visible.

cotton, silk taffeta, steel cut beads, glass beads

Label: none

Measurements: 


Bodice

Bust: 30 inches

Waist: 22.5 inches 

Nape to waist: 15.5 inches

Shoulder to shoulder: 10 inches

Armpit to waist: 8 inches

Cuff cirumference: 9.5 inches


Skirt

Waist: 23 inches

Waist to front bottom hem: 37.25 inches

Waist to side bottom hem: 37.5 inches

Wasit to back bottom hem: 38.25 inches