Green Floral Chiffon Dress and Shawl

Brief Item Record

Title: Green Floral Chiffon Dress and Shawl

Creator: Artemis

Date: 1930-1939

Description: Green and pink floral chiffon dress with attached shawl with irregular zigzag hem. ; I. Yellow, green, pink, black floral print silk chiffon; metal snaps; lavender crocheted belt loop II. Silhouette: Chemise (loose) III.A: Dress: Drop waist dress with cape; slight vee-neckline with cape collar, rosette in center of cape, irregular zig-zag hem with hand sewn finish in coral pink thread; sleeveless underneath cape; straight hem at waist with irregular scalloped hem at drop waist; bias cut fuller skirt, below knee; machine finished hem, one belt loop at left side seam; metal snaps at left side seam B: Slip: modified empire waist; bust panels with two darts in each; v-neck; adjustable flat straps; loose fit' seam CB top to waist; princess seams in skirt (back)

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2004011

Title

Green Floral Chiffon Dress and Shawl

Description

Green and pink floral chiffon dress with attached shawl with irregular zigzag hem. ; I. Yellow, green, pink, black floral print silk chiffon; metal snaps; lavender crocheted belt loop II. Silhouette: Chemise (loose) III.A: Dress: Drop waist dress with cape; slight vee-neckline with cape collar, rosette in center of cape, irregular zig-zag hem with hand sewn finish in coral pink thread; sleeveless underneath cape; straight hem at waist with irregular scalloped hem at drop waist; bias cut fuller skirt, below knee; machine finished hem, one belt loop at left side seam; metal snaps at left side seam B: Slip: modified empire waist; bust panels with two darts in each; v-neck; adjustable flat straps; loose fit' seam CB top to waist; princess seams in skirt (back)

Creator

Date

1930-1939

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

43 inches (chest), 38 inches (waist), 42 inches (hips), 39.5 inches (center front length), 46 inches (center back length), other measurements: CF to waist 11

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Leksi, Anne, Chloe, 3/5/2010

Color Main

Chest

43

Waist

38

Hips

42

Center Front Length

39.5

Center Back Length

46

Measurements Other

CF to waist 11

All Measurements

43 inches (chest), 38 inches (waist), 42 inches (hips), 39.5 inches (center front length), 46 inches (center back length), other measurements: CF to waist 11

Label

"'Artemis' 38 Regular", in slip

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1930

Date Latest

1939

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

-Some hanger damage -Appears to have been taken in many times; opening at side has been sewn shut, repaired at center front of cape -Belt loop missing at right side seam

-small hole at drop-waist

-brown stain on front of slip

Storage Location

B12

Work Type

Pattern

Citation

Artemis, “Green Floral Chiffon Dress and Shawl,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed February 26, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1126.