Cream Tulle and Lace Dress

Brief Item Record

Title: Cream Tulle and Lace Dress

Date: 1910-1919

Description: Cream tulle and lace dress with braid trim ; cream tulle, cream lace in leaf and flower pattern, cream braid, mother of pearl buttons, off-white lightweight silk, cream grosgrain ribbon, off-white silk ribbon. Empire dress, floor-length; sweetheart neckline, V in back, edged in lace, with silk ribbon inside of collar; short sleeves with lace and braid on cuffs, tulle overlaying sleeve; bodice overlay has small buttons (non-functional) CF, braid detail on front, edged in lace, hangs loose at waist, braid at edge in back; underneath, bodice is tulle and silk, with braid and lace detail in back at waist; grosgrain at inner waist; tulle overskirt attached at waist, braid at hem, extra strips of tulle in back at bottom; underskirt silk.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2004015

Title

Cream Tulle and Lace Dress

Description

Cream tulle and lace dress with braid trim ; cream tulle, cream lace in leaf and flower pattern, cream braid, mother of pearl buttons, off-white lightweight silk, cream grosgrain ribbon, off-white silk ribbon. Empire dress, floor-length; sweetheart neckline, V in back, edged in lace, with silk ribbon inside of collar; short sleeves with lace and braid on cuffs, tulle overlaying sleeve; bodice overlay has small buttons (non-functional) CF, braid detail on front, edged in lace, hangs loose at waist, braid at edge in back; underneath, bodice is tulle and silk, with braid and lace detail in back at waist; grosgrain at inner waist; tulle overskirt attached at waist, braid at hem, extra strips of tulle in back at bottom; underskirt silk.

Date

1910-1919

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Arden Kirkland / Anna Weincrot 5/7/2004; Margaret Thompson and Sharon Scoble 2/15/10

Color Main

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1910

Date Latest

1919

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

tearing at buttonholes



2/8/12- small stains on netting, trim possibly coming apart at hem and on sleeves, discoloration on lace trim.

Storage Location

P12

Work Type

Citation

“Cream Tulle and Lace Dress,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 16, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1130.