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Beige and Cream Embroidery Ensemble

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Identifier

VC2015012

Title

Beige and Cream Embroidery Ensemble

Description

Beige bodice and skirt that attach at the waist with cream flower embroidery and a pink and green sash and a separate lace collar. Cotton was used, bodice (a), has three quarter length sleeves, pleating on the sleeves and in the center front

Date

1874-1916

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

Bodice (a): 39 inches (chest), 33 inches (waist), 36.5 inches (hips), 20 inches (center front length), 20.5 inches (center back length), 36.5 inches (hem circumference), 10.5 inches (armpit to waist), 13 inches (neckline circumference); Skirt (b): 39.5 inches (center front length), 39.5 inches (center back length), 72 inches (hem circumference), 26 inches (top circumference); Sash (c): 56 inches (length), 2 inches (width); Collar (d): 9.5 inches (neckline), height inches (height)

Medium

cotton

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Argyle
Washington
New York
United States

Rights

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

Provenance

This ensemble belonged to Jane MacCoy Bars (1874-1961) from Argyle, NY. It was donated by her granddaughter Nancy Fogle, Vassar Class of 1979.

A note came with the dress reading, "Dress belonged to my grandmother -- Jane MacCoy Bars 1874-1961 from Argyle, NY Nancy Fogle Class of 1979."

Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2015012

Cataloguer with Date

Zofia Siwicka 2015-05-28

Color Main

beige

Color Secondary

cream

Technique

embroidering

Structure Silhouette

a-line

Closure Type

hooks and eyes

Closure Placement

center back closure

Collar

band collar

Structure Sleeves

raglan sleeve

Structure Skirt

a-line skirt

Costume Component

lining

Dimensions Chest

39

Dimensions Waist

33

Dimensions Hips

36.5

Dimensions CF Length

59.5

Dimensions CB Length

60

Hem Circumference

72

Underarm to Waist

10.5

Dimensions Other

13 inches (neckline circumference), 26 inches (waist circumference of skirt), 56 inches (length of sash), 2 inches (width of sash), 9.5 inches (neckline of collar), 8.75 inches (height of collar)

Dimensions All

Bodice (a): 39 inches (chest), 33 inches (waist), 36.5 inches (hips), 20 inches (center front length), 20.5 inches (center back length), 36.5 inches (hem circumference), 10.5 inches (armpit to waist), 13 inches (neckline circumference); Skirt (b): 39.5 inches (center front length), 39.5 inches (center back length), 72 inches (hem circumference), 26 inches (top circumference); Sash (c): 56 inches (length), 2 inches (width); Collar (d): 9.5 inches (neckline), height inches (height)

Wearer

Jane MacCoy Bars

Donor

Nancy Fogle '79

Date Earliest

1874

Date Latest

1961

Culture

American

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Condition Term

fair

Condition

There are many stains on both the bodice and skirt. The separate lace collar is yellowing. The bodice has tears on the bottom. The sash has only half of its closures and one side is fraying.

Storage Location

N12

Repository

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

Work Type

dress
sash
collar
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