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Cream Satin and Black Velvet Dress

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Identifier

VC20200010

Title

Cream Satin and Black Velvet Dress

Description

Cream Satin top and Black Velvet Skirt, Empire waist w/ puff sleeves. Pleats on top Center Front and Center Back, with rouching on arms eye

Creator

Carolyne Roehm
Nordstrom Couture

Date

Late 80s

Subject

Clothing and Dress

Extent

28 (Chest), 32 (Waist), 35.5 (Hips), 49.5 (Center Front Length), 51 (Center Back Length), 73 (Hem Circumference), 17.5 (Sleeve Length), 22 (Sleeve Circumference)

Medium

satin
velvet
polyester
mesh

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

USA

Temporal Coverage

1980s

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC20200010

Cataloguer with Date

Jake Foster, 2020-02-12
Mahalia Hunter, 2020-02-12

Color Main

black

Color Secondary

cream

Technique

hand sewing
machine sewing
princess seams
gathering
pleating
darts

A

Dress

Structure Silhouette

Empire silhouette
hourglass (silhouette)

Structure Cut

Straight
Bias

Closure Type

center back closure

Closure Placement

center back closure

Structure Neckline

v-neck

Structure Sleeves

puff sleeve

Sleeve Length

elbow-length sleeve

Structure Waist

high

Structure Skirt

trumpet skirt

Structure Hem

floor length

Structure Lining

Mesh
Polyester Blend

Costume Component

lining

Dimensions Chest

28

Dimensions Waist

32

Dimensions Hips

35.5

Dimensions CF Length

49.5

Dimensions CB Length

51

Hem Circumference

73

Underarm to Waist

8

Dimensions Other

17.5 (Sleeve Length)
22 (Sleeve Circumference)

Dimensions All

28 (Chest), 32 (Waist), 35.5 (Hips), 49.5 (Center Front Length), 51 (Center Back Length), 73 (Hem Circumference), 8 (Armpit to Waist), 17.5 (Sleeve Length), 22 (Sleeve Circumference)

Label

Carolyne Roehm
Nordstrom Couture

Date Earliest

1985

Date Latest

1989

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume

Category

Evening dresses

Function

evening dress

Age of Wearer

adulthood

Socio-Economic Class

upper class

Condition Term

excellent

Condition

No Major Issues, Slight Staining on sleeves

Repository

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

Work Type

dress
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