Wedding Dress with Capelet and Hat of Karen Lipschutz Goodis and Cindy Lipschutz Jacobson

Brief Item Record

Title: Wedding Dress with Capelet and Hat of Karen Lipschutz Goodis and Cindy Lipschutz Jacobson

Date: 1977-1978

Description: Dress (a) of cream synthetic chiffon and crepe; empire silhouette; cream chiffon sleeveless bodice, scoop neck, two darts that extend up from the empire waistline over the bust, polyester and metal zipper at center back, cream crepe lining; cream chiffon flared floor-length skirt, flowing train at back, cream crepe lining. Capelet (b) of synthetic chiffon and metal closures; circular sheer capelet with band collar, decorative cream buttons on left shoulder, metal hook and eye closure on center back of collar.Hat (c ) of nylon horse hair and synthetic chiffon; wide-brim hat with curved crown, nylon horse hair structure with ruffles of cream chiffon and a draped chiffon rosette on the right side.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2005003

Title

Wedding Dress with Capelet and Hat of Karen Lipschutz Goodis and Cindy Lipschutz Jacobson

Description

Dress (a) of cream synthetic chiffon and crepe; empire silhouette; cream chiffon sleeveless bodice, scoop neck, two darts that extend up from the empire waistline over the bust, polyester and metal zipper at center back, cream crepe lining; cream chiffon flared floor-length skirt, flowing train at back, cream crepe lining. Capelet (b) of synthetic chiffon and metal closures; circular sheer capelet with band collar, decorative cream buttons on left shoulder, metal hook and eye closure on center back of collar.Hat (c ) of nylon horse hair and synthetic chiffon; wide-brim hat with curved crown, nylon horse hair structure with ruffles of cream chiffon and a draped chiffon rosette on the right side.

Date

1977-1978

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

38 inches (chest), 31 inches (waist), 74.5 inches (center back length), other measurements: front bust= 18.5, back bust=19.5, neck = 18.5, nape to waist = 14.5, F Waist to hem = 43, B Waist to hem = 60

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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

Is Referenced By

For Better and For Worse

Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Color Main

Technique

Dress Type

Closure

Closure Placement

Collar

Sleeve Type

Waistline

Skirt Type

Length

Costume Components

Chest

38

Waist

31

Center Back Length

74.5

Measurements Other

front bust= 18.5, back bust=19.5, neck = 18.5, nape to waist = 14.5, F Waist to hem = 43, B Waist to hem = 60

All Measurements

38 inches (chest), 31 inches (waist), 74.5 inches (center back length), other measurements: front bust= 18.5, back bust=19.5, neck = 18.5, nape to waist = 14.5, F Waist to hem = 43, B Waist to hem = 60

Donor

Elaine Lipschutz

Date Earliest

1977

Date Latest

1978

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Exhibitions

For Better and For Worse, Spring 2013

Public Information

This dress was worn successively by two sisters, Karen Lipschutz Goodis and Cindy Lipschutz Jacobson. Karen wore the dress with a veil, and Cindy wore it with the included hat.

Condition Term

excellent

Condition Description

maintained in dry cleaners' wedding dress preservation box

Mannequin

size 10 1970

Storage Location

N6

Work Type

Citation

“Wedding Dress with Capelet and Hat of Karen Lipschutz Goodis and Cindy Lipschutz Jacobson,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 29, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1156.

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