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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1870s"

Action view of stabilization sewing on Royal Blue Silk Dress with Tails

Creator: Holly Hummel

Date: 2014-06-12 - 2014-06-15

An exhibition of selected garments (dating from 1836-1956) donated to the Vassar College Costume Collection. The exhibition took place in the Faculty Commons in the College Center at Vassar, from June 12-15, 2014.

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Date: 1870-1890

Black satin bodice with beading, pleats, boning, full-length leg-o-mutton sleeves, high collar, pink accents on reverse of satin, lace at ends of sleeves, and shoulder ruffles.

Date: 1874-1916

Beige bodice and skirt that attach at the waist with cream flower embroidery and a pink and green sash and a separate lace collar. Cotton was used, bodice (a), has three quarter length sleeves, pleating on the sleeves and in the center front

Date: 1872

Cream and blue striped silk voile bodice (a) with matching cream and blue fichu (b), lace details, cotton or lawn lining, metal and boning; band collar neckline; fitted torso with natural waist and two back pleats; two piece sleeve with seams at top…

Date: 1872

Off-white silk gauze and lace blouse with metal snaps, hook-eye closure, and silk-covered buttons; button-up front to V-neck collar with beige trim; six snap closures at center front along with five decorative silk-colored buttons; fitted sleeves…

Camisole was once white. Buttons down the front. Tank sleeves. Collar and armholes are trimmed with lace. Sage green silk ribbon inserted about the front and back collars of the camisole, so as to tie in the front.

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Fitted Black silk velvet bodice with tabbed and altered collar; green/brown cotton underlining , full-length 2-piece sleeve with gathers at shoulders, cream lace at cuffs (possible later addition), boning in cotton casing inside light blue silk…

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; Black embossed velvet Bodice with collar and beaded sleeves Rounded sleeve cuffs with large beaded detail divided by ropey trim. Beaded detail echoes velvet embossing. High neckline (high collar, folded over). Thirteen beaded buttons down center…

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Date: 1890 (circa)

Two piece wedding dress of cream wool blend and silk moire with metal supports and closures. Bodice (a) of cream wool blend; boned; high-hip length; pointed waistline; two waist darts on each side in front; princess seams in back; lacing at center…

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black cape (short) with raised velvet flower pattern and trim

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Date: 1880 (circa)

small bustle cage; cream cotton bias tape, wide plain weave cotton-possibly stiffened or treated, plain weave striped tan cotton with diagonal stripes, oatmeal cotton lace, wire coils, metal fasteners narrow bustle with 3 wire coils, 3 padded loafs;…

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Date: 1875 (circa)

Full length bustle cage of cotton tapes and wire.

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Cotton tape and metal bustle cage; 27 metal rings attached to cotton with studs every inch; seven vertical bands of cotton tape; buckle center front waist; very wide weave of cotton tape center bottom; cotton tape has pattern of stripes and diamonds.

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full length bustle cage-3; Lower hoops suspended from belt and bustle by 1.5 inch vertical tape, lower hoops also connected to upper bustle with twill tape in criss-cross formation with rivets; width of both upper and lower hoops can be adjusted via…

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