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Black Skirt with Net Overlay

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Front View of Black Skirt with Net Overlay

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001159

Title

Black Skirt with Net Overlay

Description

Black floor-length lace skirt with black silk ribbon details at hip, knee, and hems; prairie skirt shape with natural waist and flounced bottom; gathering twelve inches from the hem; hook-and-eye closures at the center back waist; inner layer addition of cotton netting with bright green ribbon art the waist; body of the outer layer is comprised of netting with small embroidered dots; beneath is a layer of ultra-thin cotton gauze.

Date

1900-1909

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

22 inches (waist), 32 inches (hips), 41.5 inches (center front length), 47 inches (center back length), 185 inches (hem circumference),

Medium

cotton
gauze
lace
metal
net
ribbon
silk

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

United States

Temporal Coverage

1900s

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2001159

Color Main

black

Color Secondary

green

Technique

gathering

Closure Type

hooks and eyes

Closure Placement

center back closure

Structure Waist

natural waistline

Structure Skirt

tiered skirt

Dimensions Waist

22

Dimensions Hips

32

Dimensions CF Length

41.5

Dimensions CB Length

47

Hem Circumference

185

Dimensions All

22 inches (waist), 32 inches (hips), 41.5 inches (center front length), 47 inches (center back length), 185 inches (hem circumference),

Date Earliest

1900

Date Latest

1909

Culture

American

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Skirts

Condition Term

fair

Condition

Large tears and holes just below waist; smaller holes in the body of the skirt, mostly on lower half; lace detailing is fraying; silk ribbon at the hem is torn and fraying; an inner-skirt has been added, with a bright green ribbon on inside of waist; hook-and-eye closures have been partially replaced, or are rusted; most closures on the verge of detaching; huge holes and tears at the center back of the hem outer layer; small brown bugs in the netting. Put through the freezer protocol in spring of 2014, removed from the freezer on 2014-02-17, inspected, bugs removed, and placed in new box: should only be placed with other items that have been treated for pests or mold.

Treatment

Freezer

Storage Location

L2

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

skirt
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