Blue-Gray Dress with Embroidered Flowers

Brief Item Record

Title: Blue-Gray Dress with Embroidered Flowers

Description: Blue-gray loose fit, drop waist, cap sleeve, knee length dress with floral embroidery.; 1. Blue-gray silk chiffon, cream lace, blue, green, yellow, and coral cotton embroidery thread 2. Loose fit, short cap sleeve, drop waist, knee length dress 3. Modest boat neck; short cap sleeves timed with lace and small row of silk; double layer of silk on front of bodice and all of skirt, under-layer has 2 columns of square grid pattern, top panels open down CF, attached at neckline and waist, bordered in floral embroidery patter from neck to hem;, diamond shaped embroidery at either side of CF at waist; 6 rows of lace alternating with 6 rows of silk ruffles;

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001011

Title

Blue-Gray Dress with Embroidered Flowers

Description

Blue-gray loose fit, drop waist, cap sleeve, knee length dress with floral embroidery.; 1. Blue-gray silk chiffon, cream lace, blue, green, yellow, and coral cotton embroidery thread 2. Loose fit, short cap sleeve, drop waist, knee length dress 3. Modest boat neck; short cap sleeves timed with lace and small row of silk; double layer of silk on front of bodice and all of skirt, under-layer has 2 columns of square grid pattern, top panels open down CF, attached at neckline and waist, bordered in floral embroidery patter from neck to hem;, diamond shaped embroidery at either side of CF at waist; 6 rows of lace alternating with 6 rows of silk ruffles;

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

38 inches (chest), 32 inches (waist), 37 inches (center front length), 41 inches (center back length),

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Leksi Kolanko, Anne Silk 5/7/10

Color Main

Chest

38

Waist

32

Center Front Length

37

Center Back Length

41

All Measurements

38 inches (chest), 32 inches (waist), 37 inches (center front length), 41 inches (center back length),

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

fair

Condition Description

tear under right arm pit, faded lace, staining on silk, faded silk

Storage Location

G0

Work Type

Pattern

Citation

“Blue-Gray Dress with Embroidered Flowers,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 13, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/852.