Black Velvet Sleeveless Dress with Gold Trim

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Velvet Sleeveless Dress with Gold Trim

Description: black velveteen sleeveless dress with embroidery of golden metallic thread and beadwork; large motif of peacock head repeated 4 times on skirt; slightly dropped waist; gathered skirt; black velvet sleeveless dress with gold trim

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC1992120

Title

Black Velvet Sleeveless Dress with Gold Trim

Description

black velveteen sleeveless dress with embroidery of golden metallic thread and beadwork; large motif of peacock head repeated 4 times on skirt; slightly dropped waist; gathered skirt; black velvet sleeveless dress with gold trim

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Arden Kirkland 4/18/2003

Color Main

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Function

Condition Term

very good

Condition Description

some visible hand stitches, especially @ waist - modern alteration?



12/19/11 - residue of small white spots found, could be brushed off (mostly), dress was vacuumed to remove most of it. Some tiny spots appear threadbare, perhaps were eaten away - was it some kind of pest?

Storage Location

M10

Work Type

Citation

“Black Velvet Sleeveless Dress with Gold Trim,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 19, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/792.