Bright Orange Silk Taffeta Dress

Brief Item Record

Title: Bright Orange Silk Taffeta Dress

Date: 1930-1939

Description: 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 front, deep V-neck in back, sleeve draping attached on left shoulder connected to the draping on left side of the V-back, draped piece continues to hang at the vertex, going down past back of knees, right side has a short sleeve, skirt has three small triangles of ruffles on each side, each triangle made up of 7 rows of ruffles, small train

belt: orange silk taffeta, worn at waist, oval silver metal with rhinestone closure at CF

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2012002

Title

Bright Orange Silk Taffeta Dress

Description

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 front, deep V-neck in back, sleeve draping attached on left shoulder connected to the draping on left side of the V-back, draped piece continues to hang at the vertex, going down past back of knees, right side has a short sleeve, skirt has three small triangles of ruffles on each side, each triangle made up of 7 rows of ruffles, small train

belt: orange silk taffeta, worn at waist, oval silver metal with rhinestone closure at CF

Date

1930-1939

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

32 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 32 inches (hips),

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Elizabeth Scopel, 6/19/2012

Color Main

Technique

Chest

32

Waist

26

Hips

32

All Measurements

32 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 32 inches (hips),

Date Earliest

1930

Date Latest

1939

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

excellent

Condition Description

2 holes under neckline; surface dirt (especially on bottom of skirt); threads of draped back piece coming loose

Storage Location

N2

Work Type

Citation

“Bright Orange Silk Taffeta Dress,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 18, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/2135.