Black Floral Lace and Sheer Dress

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Floral Lace and Sheer Dress

Date: 1950-1959

Description: Dress with sheer black lace bodice with floral motif in beads and sequins, tan (flesh tone) taffeta lining (sewn in slip); very full flared skirt of black chiffon with cut out floral motif appliqued at intervals on skirt (same motif as on bodice); black skirt lining (possibly synthetic).

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC1992040

Title

Black Floral Lace and Sheer Dress

Description

Dress with sheer black lace bodice with floral motif in beads and sequins, tan (flesh tone) taffeta lining (sewn in slip); very full flared skirt of black chiffon with cut out floral motif appliqued at intervals on skirt (same motif as on bodice); black skirt lining (possibly synthetic).

Date

1950-1959

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Color Main

Color Secondary

Date Earliest

1950

Date Latest

1959

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

fair

Condition Description

Mold on hem? Small tears in lace bodice Tears also in underarm



12/19/11: many white spots (mold?) on skirt, concentrated on upper skirt, some at hem, vacuumed to remove as much as possible; several large holes in both lace sleeves (but could be patched); several holes in lace of bodice

Storage Location

K10

Work Type

Pattern

Citation

“Black Floral Lace and Sheer Dress,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed October 20, 2021, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/712.