Beige and Cream Embroidery Ensemble

Brief Item Record

Title: Beige and Cream Embroidery Ensemble

Date: 1874-1916

Description: Beige bodice and skirt that attach at the waist with cream flower embroidery and a pink and green sash and a separate lace collar. Cotton was used, bodice (a), has three quarter length sleeves, pleating on the sleeves and in the center front

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2015012

Title

Beige and Cream Embroidery Ensemble

Description

Beige bodice and skirt that attach at the waist with cream flower embroidery and a pink and green sash and a separate lace collar. Cotton was used, bodice (a), has three quarter length sleeves, pleating on the sleeves and in the center front

Date

1874-1916

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

Bodice (a): 39 inches (chest), 33 inches (waist), 36.5 inches (hips), 20 inches (center front length), 20.5 inches (center back length), 36.5 inches (hem circumference), 10.5 inches (armpit to waist), 13 inches (neckline circumference); Skirt (b): 39.5 inches (center front length), 39.5 inches (center back length), 72 inches (hem circumference), 26 inches (top circumference); Sash (c): 56 inches (length), 2 inches (width); Collar (d): 9.5 inches (neckline), height inches (height)

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Zofia Siwicka 2015-05-28; Camilla Meeker 2020-09-24

Color Main

Color Secondary

Technique

Dress Type

Closure

Closure Placement

Collar

Sleeve Type

Skirt Type

Costume Components

Chest

39

Waist

33

Hips

36.5

Center Front Length

59.5

Center Back Length

60

Hem Circumference

72

Underarm to Waist

10.5

Measurements Other

13 inches (neckline circumference), 26 inches (waist circumference of skirt), 56 inches (length of sash), 2 inches (width of sash), 9.5 inches (neckline of collar), 8.75 inches (height of collar)

All Measurements

Bodice (a): 39 inches (chest), 33 inches (waist), 36.5 inches (hips), 20 inches (center front length), 20.5 inches (center back length), 36.5 inches (hem circumference), 10.5 inches (armpit to waist), 13 inches (neckline circumference); Skirt (b): 39.5 inches (center front length), 39.5 inches (center back length), 72 inches (hem circumference), 26 inches (top circumference); Sash (c): 56 inches (length), 2 inches (width); Collar (d): 9.5 inches (neckline), height inches (height)

Donor

Nancy Fogle '79

Date Earliest

1874

Date Latest

1961

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Condition Term

fair

Condition Description

There are many stains on both the bodice and skirt. The separate lace collar is yellowing. The bodice has tears on the bottom. The sash has only half of its closures and one side is fraying.

Storage Location

N12

Work Type

Citation

“Beige and Cream Embroidery Ensemble,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 29, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/6194.