Cream Cotton Day Dress with Floral Embroidery

Brief Item Record

Title: Cream Cotton Day Dress with Floral Embroidery

Date: 1913

Description: Day dress of off-white cotton batiste with flowered embroidery, eyelet embroidery, lace openwork, and lace trim. V-neckline at front; rounded at back; CB button closure with snap at CB neck; skirt gathered onto bodice at natural waistline; CF embroidered panel attached at CF waist, then hangs loose; mid-calf length.; Day dress of off-white cotton with flowered embroidery, eyelet embroidery, lace openwork, and lace trim. V-neckline at front; rounded at back; CB button closure with snap at CB neck; skirt gathered onto bodice at natural waistline; CF embroidered panel attached at CF waist, then hangs loose; mid-calf length.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC1993001

Title

Cream Cotton Day Dress with Floral Embroidery

Description

Day dress of off-white cotton batiste with flowered embroidery, eyelet embroidery, lace openwork, and lace trim. V-neckline at front; rounded at back; CB button closure with snap at CB neck; skirt gathered onto bodice at natural waistline; CF embroidered panel attached at CF waist, then hangs loose; mid-calf length.; Day dress of off-white cotton with flowered embroidery, eyelet embroidery, lace openwork, and lace trim. V-neckline at front; rounded at back; CB button closure with snap at CB neck; skirt gathered onto bodice at natural waistline; CF embroidered panel attached at CF waist, then hangs loose; mid-calf length.

Date

1913

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

other measurements: L (shoulder to hem)=46 1/2 waist=281/2(72.5 cm)

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Color Main

Technique

Measurements Other

L (shoulder to hem)=46 1/2 waist=281/2(72.5 cm)

All Measurements

other measurements: L (shoulder to hem)=46 1/2 waist=281/2(72.5 cm)

Date Earliest

1913

Date Latest

1913

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

Small wrinkles throughout Folds on the sides of the skirt from storage Bottom two buttons on CD closure have been substituted with larger metal buttons White cotton has yellowed substantially Large brownish stains throughout skirt (concentrated on the right side), spotting on blouse - blood? coffee? tea? Small rust stain inside CF skirt Small pink lip liner (?) stain on right hip CF apron flap has been taken up at waist, excess folded under Pink silk sash is shattered horizontally all along the length of the sash Sash is frayed at the unfinished ends

Storage Location

D2

Work Type

Pattern

Citation

“Cream Cotton Day Dress with Floral Embroidery,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 23, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/835.

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