Bustle Ensemble with Plaid Top and Green Skirt

Brief Item Record

Title: Bustle Ensemble with Plaid Top and Green Skirt

Date: 1885-1905

Description: Olive green ensemble of plaid wool, cotton, boning, velvet, metal, brown linen lining; plaid wool bodice (a) with four darts in the front; lining of bodice linen with boning; open front with hook and eye closures and with right side that overlaps with V-shape; turn down collar of green velvet; two piece long sleeves, green lining; high waist; olive green gored skirt (b) with six gores; floor length; high waist with two added snap closures at center back; gather and two darts on back; two tiered plaid trim.; Bustle ensemble with plaid top and green skirt

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2004019

Title

Bustle Ensemble with Plaid Top and Green Skirt

Description

Olive green ensemble of plaid wool, cotton, boning, velvet, metal, brown linen lining; plaid wool bodice (a) with four darts in the front; lining of bodice linen with boning; open front with hook and eye closures and with right side that overlaps with V-shape; turn down collar of green velvet; two piece long sleeves, green lining; high waist; olive green gored skirt (b) with six gores; floor length; high waist with two added snap closures at center back; gather and two darts on back; two tiered plaid trim.; Bustle ensemble with plaid top and green skirt

Date

1885-1905

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

34 inches (chest), 17.5 inches (waist), 57 inches (center front length), 63 inches (center back length), 113 inches (hem circumference), other measurements: 15.5 inches (center back A); 47.5 inches (center back B); 14 inches (center front A); 43 inches (center front B)

Type

Physical Object

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Color Main

Color Secondary

Closure

Collar

Sleeve Length

Waistline

Skirt Type

Chest

34

Waist

17.5

Center Front Length

57

Center Back Length

63

Hem Circumference

113

Measurements Other

15.5 inches (center back A); 47.5 inches (center back B); 14 inches (center front A); 43 inches (center front B)

All Measurements

34 inches (chest), 17.5 inches (waist), 57 inches (center front length), 63 inches (center back length), 113 inches (hem circumference), other measurements: 15.5 inches (center back A); 47.5 inches (center back B); 14 inches (center front A); 43 inches (center front B)

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1885

Date Latest

1905

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

a few stains on skirt; major tearing in lining of bodice; some holes at cuffs; fraying at hem of skirt; fading in armpits; alterations on bodice.

Storage Location

L10

Work Type

Pattern

Citation

“Bustle Ensemble with Plaid Top and Green Skirt,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 22, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1134.