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black chiffon drop-waist dress with beading

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2014007

Title

black chiffon drop-waist dress with beading

Description

Drop-waist dress of black chiffon with accents of green, orange, yellow, blue/purple in the beading and lining; knee length hem; boat neckline; long sleeves; snap closures along side seam; plastic beads on the skirt, neckline, bodice, and sleeves; lace on cuffs; crepe silk on upper bodice lining; silk on lower bodice/skirt lining.

Date

1920

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

27.25 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 33 inches (hips), 38.5 inches (center front length), 39.75 inches (center back length), 66.5 inches (hem circumference), 9 inches (underarm to waist).

Medium

beads
chiffon
lace
plastic
silk

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

United States

Temporal Coverage

1920s

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

2014.007

Cataloguer with Date

Ruby Pierce and Miranda Fetterman, October 3, 2014

Color Main

black

Color Secondary

green
orange
yellow
blue
purple

Closure Type

snaps

Closure Placement

side closure

Structure Neckline

boat neck

Sleeve Length

long sleeve

Structure Waist

dropped

Dimensions Chest

27.25

Dimensions Waist

26

Dimensions Hips

33

Dimensions CF Length

38.5

Dimensions CB Length

39.75

Hem Circumference

66.5

Underarm to Waist

9

Dimensions All

27.25 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 33 inches (hips), 38.5 inches (center front length), 39.75 inches (center back length), 66.5 inches (hem circumference), 9 inches (underarm to waist).

Wearer

Frances D. Fergusson

Donor

Frances D. Fergusson

Date Earliest

1920

Date Latest

1930

Culture

American

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Repository

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

Donation Date

August 29, 2014

Work Type

dress
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