Blue Velvet Dress

Brief Item Record

Title: Blue Velvet Dress

Date: 1920-1929

Description: Blue silk velvet; drop waist dress; V-neck; sleeveless; asymmetrical drop waist curving down to the right; large bow with one tail at left hip; fuller skirt, below knee; waist seam at back curves up to the left. ; Drop waist dress; v-neck; sleeveless; asymmetrical drop waist curving down to the right; large bow with one tail at left hip; fuller skirt, below knee; waist seam at back curves up to the left.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2003006

Title

Blue Velvet Dress

Description

Blue silk velvet; drop waist dress; V-neck; sleeveless; asymmetrical drop waist curving down to the right; large bow with one tail at left hip; fuller skirt, below knee; waist seam at back curves up to the left. ; Drop waist dress; v-neck; sleeveless; asymmetrical drop waist curving down to the right; large bow with one tail at left hip; fuller skirt, below knee; waist seam at back curves up to the left.

Date

1920-1929

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

36 inches (chest), 36.5 inches (hips), 35 inches (center front length), 38 inches (center back length),

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Is Referenced By

Fashion and Fashion Plates

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

Cataloguer with Date

Chloe, Leksi, Anne 3/5/2010; Asia Howard 06/11/2014; Katelyn Ferguson 01/02/2004

Color Main

Neckline

Sleeve Type

Waistline

Chest

36

Hips

36.5

Center Front Length

35

Center Back Length

38

All Measurements

36 inches (chest), 36.5 inches (hips), 35 inches (center front length), 38 inches (center back length),

Donor

Karen Smythe

Date Earliest

1920

Date Latest

1929

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Function

Exhibitions

Fashion and Fashion Plates, 2014

Condition Description

significant discoloration and staining; light wrinkling

Mannequin

1968

Storage Location

G0

Work Type

Citation

“Blue Velvet Dress,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 14, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1113.