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Black and Ivory Dress with Mesh Overlay

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Front View of Ivory and Black Dress with Empire Waist
View of Label in Ivory and Black Dress with Empire Waist

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001139

Title

Black and Ivory Dress with Mesh Overlay

Description

A floor-length, short-sleeved dress with three layers. The first is black satin. On top of the satin is a light grey synthetic jacquard, and on top of the jacquard is a layer of black mesh. There is a black belt around the waist, the bodice is decorated with strips of ribbon, and the sleeves have fringe on them. The light grey jacquard was sewn on to the middle layer, which also has button and ribbon detailing down the middle.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Medium

cotton
metal
polyester
silk

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

1910s

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2001139

Cataloguer with Date

Emily Selter and Alexandra Figler 2012-12-12

Color Main

black

Color Secondary

white

Label

"Bartlett '01 Gift"

Donor

Bartlett

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Evening Dresses

Function

evening dress

Condition Term

good

Condition

There are multiple holes in the dress, such as large holes in the shoulders and some on the netting. Some of the holes in the netting have been patched. The ends of the sleeves are fraying, and the light grey jacquard fabric which was not part of the original dress, is fraying at the bottom. There is dirt on the belt. The mesh is tearing where it connects with the bodice. There is tulle at the back of the bodice near the top which was added at a later date, likely at the time the light grey jacquard was added.



Mold on the bodice and sash of the dress was vacuumed on 2012-12-12 by Alexandra Figler and Emily Selter. Most of it was removed successfully.



Tears, holes, fraying, loose parts, missing parts, restyling, wrinkles, stains, surface dirt, mold/mildew.

Storage Location

M10

Repository

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

Work Type

dress
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Comments

Examiner's Name: Emily Selter and Alexandra Figler Examination Date: 12/12/12 Medium: Silk, cotton, metal, synthetic polyester Description: A floor length, short sleeved dress with three layers. The first is black satin. On top of the satin is a silver brocade, and on top of the brocade, a layer of black mesh. There is a black belt around the waist, and the bodice is decorated with stripes of ribbon, and the sleeves have fringe off of them. The silver fabric was sewn onto the middle layer, which also has button and ribbon detailing down the middle. (Brief) Description: Black dress with silver and mash overlay Label: "Barlett OI Gift" Selected Condition Issues: tears; holes; fraying; loose parts; missing parts; alteration; restyling; wrinkle; stain; surface dirt Condition Term: Good Condition: There are multiples holes in the dress, such as large holes in the shoulders and some on the setting. Some of the holes in the netting have been patched. The ends of the sleeves are fraying, and the silver fabric, which was added at a later date, is fraying on the bottom. There is dirt on the belt. The mesh is tearing where it connects with the bodice. There is tulle at the back of the bodice near the top, which was added at a later date, likely at the time the silver fabric was added.
Location M 10