Ecru Linen and Lace Dress with Rose Trim

Brief Item Record

Title: Ecru Linen and Lace Dress with Rose Trim

Description: Three quarter length sleeved, floor length sheer ivory cotton dress. The bodice and sleeves are trimmed with lace and pink and green embroidered flowers. The neck is high and the dress clasps down the back. At the hips the there is no lace embroidery and the rest of the skirt is opaque ivory cotton with embroidered flowers starting around the middle of the thigh.

; Dress of sheer ivory cotton _____ trimmed with ivory lace and small pink embroidered flowers. Long sleeves. Full length skirt with opaque hem.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC1992108

Title

Ecru Linen and Lace Dress with Rose Trim

Description

Three quarter length sleeved, floor length sheer ivory cotton dress. The bodice and sleeves are trimmed with lace and pink and green embroidered flowers. The neck is high and the dress clasps down the back. At the hips the there is no lace embroidery and the rest of the skirt is opaque ivory cotton with embroidered flowers starting around the middle of the thigh.

; Dress of sheer ivory cotton _____ trimmed with ivory lace and small pink embroidered flowers. Long sleeves. Full length skirt with opaque hem.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

36 inches (chest), 28 inches (waist), 40 inches (hips), 55 inches (center front length), 56.5 inches (center back length),

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

10/3/12

Color Main

Chest

36

Waist

28

Hips

40

Center Front Length

55

Center Back Length

56.5

All Measurements

36 inches (chest), 28 inches (waist), 40 inches (hips), 55 inches (center front length), 56.5 inches (center back length),

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

The overall condition of the dress is good, but the pink dye from the embroidered flowers is bleeding onto the cotton and there are some dark brown stains on the front and back. Also there are a few holes in the lace, a sizable one below the right bust and a smaller one on the left sleeve. There are also holes and disintegration of the lace on the back of the dress, near the top of the bodice. On e right armhole, there is a patch sewn in.

Storage Location

N11

Work Type

Citation

“Ecru Linen and Lace Dress with Rose Trim,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 29, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/780.