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Cream Lace Tea Dress with Lavender Accents

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Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2017004

Title

Cream Lace Tea Dress with Lavender Accents

Description

Cream lace dress with short puffed sleeves and lavender trim. High neck, S-curve boned bodice with vertical lavender velvet trim and pleated satin waistband. Natural waist skirt with fullness at hem and train in back.

Date

1900-1910

Subject

Clothing and Dress

Extent

Bodice (a): 28 inches (waist), 32 inches (bust); Skirt (b): 28 inches (waist), 49 inches (hips)

Medium

boning
lace
natural fiber
satin
velvet

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Esther Kim, Noah Pliss 2017-02-15

Color Main

Beige

Color Secondary

Lavender
Black
Gold

Technique

Beading
Hand-sewing
Lace-making
Pleating
Applique

A

Bodice

B

Skirt

Structure Silhouette

S-Curve

Structure Cut

Straight-of-grain

Closure Type

Hooks and eyes

Closure Placement

Center Back

Structure Neckline

High Collar

Structure Torso

Boned
Other Pleats

Structure Sleeves

Puff Sleeves

Dimensions Chest

32

Dimensions Waist

28

Dimensions Hips

48

Dimensions CF Length

19

Dimensions CB Length

17

Hem Circumference

128

Underarm to Waist

8

Dimensions All

Bodice (a): 28 inches (waist), 32 inches (bust); Skirt (b): 28 inches (waist), 49 inches (hips)

Wearer

Cynthia Bowen's grandmother and mother

Donor

Christina Caroll '06

Date Earliest

1900

Date Latest

1910

Gender

female

Public Information

Donor Christina Caroll'06, Cynthia Bowen is Christina's grandmother and housed the collection, clothes belong to Cynthia's mother and grandmother.

Condition Term

fair

Repository

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

Credit Line

Donated by Christina Caroll in honor of Cynthia Bowen

Donation Date

2015-10-16

Donor Class Year

2006

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