Ivory Silk Faille Gown with Bows

Brief Item Record

Title: Ivory Silk Faille Gown with Bows

Date: 1890-1900

Description: Ivory silk faille floor-length gown with train, bows and lace details, and pleating; shawl neckline with lace trim open to waist; one added closure center front; four pleats at shoulder extending to front waist and continuing to bottom of train on back; large puff sleeves; natural waist with three hook and eye closures; floor-length A-line skirt with bows on front trim.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC1992084

Title

Ivory Silk Faille Gown with Bows

Description

Ivory silk faille floor-length gown with train, bows and lace details, and pleating; shawl neckline with lace trim open to waist; one added closure center front; four pleats at shoulder extending to front waist and continuing to bottom of train on back; large puff sleeves; natural waist with three hook and eye closures; floor-length A-line skirt with bows on front trim.

Date

1890-1900

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

37 inches (chest), 36 inches (waist), 46 inches (hips), 37 inches (center front length), 53 inches (center back length), other measurements: 6 inch extension at chest and waist Bodice CF length 10 inches Bodice CB length 12.5 inches

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Ruby Pierce and Quinn Milton 3/3/14

Color Main

Technique

Closure

Collar

Sleeve Type

Waistline

Skirt Type

Length

Chest

37

Waist

36

Hips

46

Center Front Length

37

Center Back Length

53

Measurements Other

6 inch extension at chest and waist Bodice CF length 10 inches Bodice CB length 12.5 inches

All Measurements

37 inches (chest), 36 inches (waist), 46 inches (hips), 37 inches (center front length), 53 inches (center back length), other measurements: 6 inch extension at chest and waist Bodice CF length 10 inches Bodice CB length 12.5 inches

Date Earliest

1890

Date Latest

1900

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

fair

Condition Description

detached skirt at front waist; staining overall; dirt on train; additional hook and eye center front

Mannequin

size 7 (Miss Hummel's)

Storage Location

B3

Work Type

Citation

“Ivory Silk Faille Gown with Bows,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 24, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/756.