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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

32 in (chest), 28 in (waist), 48 in (hips), 19 in (center front length), 17 in (center back length), 128 in (hem circumference), 8 in (underarm to waist).

Medium

boning
lace
natural fiber
satin
velvet

Type

Physical Object

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

Cataloguer with Date

Esther Kim, Noah Pliss 2017-02-15; Hildegard Wulf; Xiangyi Tan; Esther Kim; Noah Pliss; Leora Randall-Tavori; 2017-02-15; Mahalia Hunter, 2020-09-17

Color Main

cream

Color Secondary

lavender

Technique

beading
hand sewing
ruffle

Structure Silhouette

S-curve

Closure Type

hooks and eyes

Closure Placement

center back closure

Structure Sleeves

puff sleeve

Structure Waist

natural waistline

Structure Hem

floor length

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

32 inches (chest), 28 inches (waist), 48 inches (hips), 19 inches (center front length), 17 inches (center back length), 128 inches (hem circumference), 8 inches (underarm to waist).

Wearer

Cynthia Bowen's grandmother and mother

Donor

Christina Caroll '06

Date Earliest

1900

Date Latest

1910

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

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

Work Type

dress
bodice
skirt

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