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Blue Grey Embroidered Silk Dress

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Detail View of Slate Embroidered Silk Dress
Detail View of Slate Embroidered Silk Dress
Detail View of Slate Embroidered Silk Dress
Front View of Slate Embroidered Silk Dress

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001068

Title

Blue Grey Embroidered Silk Dress

Description

Blue grey silk fit and flare full length evening dress with floral embroidery. Slate silk, tabby weave; light slate silk, tabby weave; slate silk embroidery, metal woven band; silver cotton metal lace; off-white spun cotton netting; metal snaps; metal hook and eyes; cream gross grain ribbon; metal embroidery thread; cream silk ribbon; cream cotton twill ribbon . Trapezoid neckline, rounded lace collar in back; attached shawl shoulders, with floral embroidery; net and metal embroidery bust panels; CF panel in slate silk with floral embroidery, trimmed in metal ribbon, opens on the left princess seam, hook and eye closures at opening, 2 layers of hook and eye closers one at the lining the other at the top silk layer; snaps and hook and eyes along back of metal ribbon; full length sleeve, with embroidery at bottom; skirt gathered at waist, covered by a sash panel of lining and overlay fabric, closes at left side seam with hook and eyes, finished with a cream silk ribbon; full length skirt, heavy embroidery at bottom, light embroidery moving up; attached shawl element continues around to back to waist; heavy floral embroidery throughout back; sash continues around back, lining fabric exposed beneath the arms; bodice completely lined with net; embroidered netting panels by bust with hook and eyes; gross grain waist band ribbon at waist with hook and eye closures, silk finishing; silk lining in skirt; twill ribbon on inside of skirt where it is gathered at waist.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

34 inches (chest), 30 inches (waist), 46 inches (center front length), 52 inches (center back length),

Medium

cotton
metal
silk

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

1910s

Rights

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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

VC2001068

Cataloguer with Date

Leksi Kolanko, Chloe Boxer, Anne Silk, Sarah Saiz 3/26/10

Color Main

gray

Dimensions Chest

34

Dimensions Waist

30

Dimensions CF Length

46

Dimensions CB Length

52

Dimensions All

34 inches (chest), 30 inches (waist), 46 inches (center front length), 52 inches (center back length),

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Day Dresses

Function

day wear

Condition Term

fair

Condition

some minor tears on sleeves; some minor holes on sleeves; only very minor discoloration on the sleeves; some tears on either side of the bodice

(as of 2/1/12) Shattered on sleeves, bodice, and inner skirt, stains on the bottom of outer skirt

Storage Location

K9

Repository

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

Work Type

dress

Pattern

floral patterns
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