Blue Bustle Dress

Brief Item Record

Title: Blue Bustle Dress

Description: Blue plaid bustle ensemble, 2 piece, of blue and plaid Burgess trimmed with white lace and black velvet ribbon. Interior/lining may be original (1870-1890) but exterior may have been recreated in the 20th century as a theatrical costume. Bodice: fitted polonaise, collar ruffles stained (outside and inside edge), cuffs stained . Skirt: fading at hem, especially center back, stains on front on plaid and blue .

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC1992002

Title

Blue Bustle Dress

Description

Blue plaid bustle ensemble, 2 piece, of blue and plaid Burgess trimmed with white lace and black velvet ribbon. Interior/lining may be original (1870-1890) but exterior may have been recreated in the 20th century as a theatrical costume. Bodice: fitted polonaise, collar ruffles stained (outside and inside edge), cuffs stained . Skirt: fading at hem, especially center back, stains on front on plaid and blue .

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Physical Object

Rights

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

Faren, Alyssa, Margaret 3/5/2010

Color Main

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

Bodice: collar ruffles stained (outside and inside edge), cuffs stained Skirt fading at hem, especially center back, stains on fron on plaid and blue

Storage Location

Deaccession Box

Work Type

Pattern

Citation

“Blue Bustle Dress,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed October 20, 2021, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/674.