black chiffon drop-waist dress with beading

Brief Item Record

Title: black chiffon drop-waist dress with beading

Date: 1920

Description: Drop-waist dress of black chiffon with accents of green, orange, yellow, blue/purple in the beading and lining; knee length hem; boat neckline; long sleeves; snap closures along side seam; plastic beads on the skirt, neckline, bodice, and sleeves; lace on cuffs; crepe silk on upper bodice lining; silk on lower bodice/skirt lining.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2014007

Title

black chiffon drop-waist dress with beading

Description

Drop-waist dress of black chiffon with accents of green, orange, yellow, blue/purple in the beading and lining; knee length hem; boat neckline; long sleeves; snap closures along side seam; plastic beads on the skirt, neckline, bodice, and sleeves; lace on cuffs; crepe silk on upper bodice lining; silk on lower bodice/skirt lining.

Date

1920

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

27.25 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 33 inches (hips), 38.5 inches (center front length), 39.75 inches (center back length), 66.5 inches (hem circumference), 9 inches (underarm to waist).

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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

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

Ruby Pierce and Miranda Fetterman, October 3, 2014

Color Main

Color Secondary

Closure

Closure Placement

Neckline

Sleeve Length

Waistline

Chest

27.25

Waist

26

Hips

33

Center Front Length

38.5

Center Back Length

39.75

Hem Circumference

66.5

Underarm to Waist

9

All Measurements

27.25 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 33 inches (hips), 38.5 inches (center front length), 39.75 inches (center back length), 66.5 inches (hem circumference), 9 inches (underarm to waist).

Donor

Frances D. Fergusson

Date Earliest

1920

Date Latest

1930

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Donation Date

August 29, 2014

Work Type

Citation

“black chiffon drop-waist dress with beading,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 14, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/4486.