Browse Items (19 total)

  • Medium is exactly "taffeta"


Creator: John Forsythe

Date: 1899-1910

Black bodice with black embroidery on chest, shoulders, and wrists. Embroidery includes diamond shapes and flowers. Pleating on chest and by shoulders and wrists. High neck with white net at very top front. Separate matching belt. Label within…



Date: 1900s-1910s

This is a cream blouse with a natural waist, bateau neckline, peter pan collar, and elbow-length sleeves. The bodice, sleeves, and collar are made of a silk chiffon with green, red, and purple floral print and decorated with cream lace and…

Four pieces, navy taffeta, navy mesh, off-white faille. Overdress (a) of navy mesh printed with off-white polka dots; deep-v neckline; shirtwaist silhouette with a-line ankle length skirt; falls at natural waist; semi-puff cap sleeves; small tears in…



Date: 1956

Black A-line cocktail dress; silk chiffon, taffeta, velvet; sleeveless v-neck; pleated shoulder detail; bodice chiffon pleated from shoulder to gathers at bust; black velvet waistband with shirring at sides, full accordion pleated skirt, gathered at…

; The dress has a scalloped neckline with a sheer piece. The dress is straight with short sleeves made of a sheer fabric. Empire waist. The lining goes throughout the dress and is synthetic. There are covered buttons on the back of the dress. The…

Date: 1872

Cream and blue striped silk voile bodice (a) with matching cream and blue fichu (b), lace details, cotton or lawn lining, metal and boning; band collar neckline; fitted torso with natural waist and two back pleats; two piece sleeve with seams at top…

Creator: Virginia-Art

Cream wool wallet with floral wool detail, acetate taffeta lining, metal snap closure

Creator: Tucktite

metallic jacquard rounded changepurse ; metallic jacquard rounded changepurse with pleats, zipper, beige acetate taffeta lining

metallic glass bead floral changepurse; metallic glass bead changepurse with blue, green, and yellow floral design; dangling beads at bottom; beige acetate taffeta lining

Date: 1930-1939

Bright orange silk taffeta full length dress with bottom ruffles; dress: bright orange silk taffeta; close fitting full length with flared bottom; full length, close fitting, inverted V-seam under bust with gathering at each breast, boat neckline in…

red taffeta bridesmaid dress; 1. Synthetic red taffeta; synthetic white net bodice lining; off-white synthetic plain weave underskirt; synthetic red netting tape in hem lining of dress; metal side zipper. 2. Fit and Flare silhouette; modified…


maroon velvet sash, machine sewing; maroon velvet sash

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Creator: Hattie Carnegie, Inc.

navy skirt with multi colored leaves; navy silk netting with multi colored leaves, navy silk taffeta; 3 layers; full skirt; top layer: navy silk netting with multi colored leaves, 10 panels; middle layer: top half navy netting, bottom half is stiff;…

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Creator: Daniell and Sons

red straw hat with ribbon band; black stripes, red georgette, black silk taffeta lining, red velvet ribbon

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Creator: Mary Blount

Date: 1891

Black short sleeved evening bodice of silk satin with black net; label reads Mary Blount / Ogdensburg, NY; polished cotton lining; metal hooks and eyes; metal boning; black silk satin ribbon waistband; black taffeta bias tape on inside bottom edge;…

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