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Ivory Silk Faille Gown with Bows

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC1992084

Title

Ivory Silk Faille Gown with Bows

Description

Ivory silk faille floor-length gown with train, bows and lace details, and pleating; shawl neckline with lace trim open to waist; one added closure center front; four pleats at shoulder extending to front waist and continuing to bottom of train on back; large puff sleeves; natural waist with three hook and eye closures; floor-length A-line skirt with bows on front trim.

Date

1890-1900

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

37 inches (chest), 36 inches (waist), 46 inches (hips), 37 inches (center front length), 53 inches (center back length), other measurements: 6 inch extension at chest and waist Bodice CF length 10 inches Bodice CB length 12.5 inches

Medium

faille
silk

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

1900s

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

VC1992084

Cataloguer with Date

Ruby Pierce and Quinn Milton 3/3/14

Color Main

cream

Technique

pleating

Closure Type

hooks and eyes

Collar

shawl collar

Structure Sleeves

puff sleeve

Structure Waist

natural waistline

Structure Skirt

a-line skirt

Structure Hem

train

Dimensions Chest

37

Dimensions Waist

36

Dimensions Hips

46

Dimensions CF Length

37

Dimensions CB Length

53

Dimensions Other

6 inch extension at chest and waist Bodice CF length 10 inches Bodice CB length 12.5 inches

Dimensions All

37 inches (chest), 36 inches (waist), 46 inches (hips), 37 inches (center front length), 53 inches (center back length), other measurements: 6 inch extension at chest and waist Bodice CF length 10 inches Bodice CB length 12.5 inches

Date Earliest

1890

Date Latest

1900

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Wedding

Function

wedding clothes

Condition Term

fair

Condition

detached skirt at front waist; staining overall; dirt on train; additional hook and eye center front

Mannequin

size 7 (Miss Hummel's)

Storage Location

B3

Repository

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

Work Type

dress
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