Sheer Cotton Blouse with Lace Insets

Brief Item Record

Title: Sheer Cotton Blouse with Lace Insets

Description: Loose-fitting, sheer cotton blouse with mandarin collar. Three geometric lace insets on center front. Two darts at front waist, and two darts at back waist. 3/4 length sleeves with gathering at cuffs. Four darts at center - back neck. Embroidery details at the center front. Gathering at front shoulder seams. Four plastic and mother of pearl buttons at center back opening. Fagoting on front.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2015002

Title

Sheer Cotton Blouse with Lace Insets

Description

Loose-fitting, sheer cotton blouse with mandarin collar. Three geometric lace insets on center front. Two darts at front waist, and two darts at back waist. 3/4 length sleeves with gathering at cuffs. Four darts at center - back neck. Embroidery details at the center front. Gathering at front shoulder seams. Four plastic and mother of pearl buttons at center back opening. Fagoting on front.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

blouse: 46 inches (waist), 46 inches (chest), 20 inches (center front length), 21.5 inches (center back length), 41 inches (hem circumference), 8 inches (armpit to waist), 14.75 inches (collar)

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Ruby Pierce 2015-03-23; Mahalia Hunter. 2020-10-20

Color Main

Closure

Closure Placement

Collar

Sleeve Type

Sleeve Length

Chest

46

Waist

46

Center Front Length

20

Center Back Length

21.5

Hem Circumference

41

Underarm to Waist

8

Measurements Other

14.75 inches (collar)

All Measurements

46 inches (chest), 46 inches (waist), 20 inches (center front length), 21.5 inches (center back length), 41 inches (hem circumference), 8 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 14.75 inches (collar)

Donor

Mary K. Barniak Gothe

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

Unmended tears around collar; stains at hem and cuffs, and slight yellowing around the neck. Fraying at left cuff bottom; reinforced with whip stitch. Mending at bottom center front and bottom center front. Folds and creases in sleeves and front waist area.

Treatment

freezer protocol 2015

Storage Location

O4

Work Type

Citation

“Sheer Cotton Blouse with Lace Insets,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 24, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/4513.