Peach and Gray Dress

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Title: Peach and Gray Dress

Description: Peach satin and grey/taupe crepe chiffon overlay hobble dress - short puffed sleeves with lace, and a typical early teens bodice, with ribbon "lapels" and waistband, and a square neckline. Skirt is typical early hobble style, with pouched/cowled hips and bloused/gathered at the sides just below the knees. Skirt narrows here and continues straight down, with a mermaid style cascade overlay. Peeks of peachy satin from the back hold hold in the sides, creating the bloused/hobble effect. In the back the peach satin descends from the waistband, blouses below the knees, and continues to the hem, like a kind of faux-train. ; 1. Light weight peach silk satin; taupe silk chiffon; cream silk satin ribbon; spun cotton lace; spun cotton netting; metal hook and eyes; one metal snap; cream cotton gauze 2. 3. Straight skirt bottom heavy evening gown; v-neckline of cream netting, trapezoid neckline of cream lace; short chiffon sleeve with pink satin ribbon trimming, cream lace cap sleeve overlay; faux shawl bodice detail, border in pink silk ribbon to waist, shawl goes from back to front over laying tops of shoulders, forms the outside layer of the bodice; cream lace bodice, lined in chiffon, overlayed with chiffon on the sides; pink silk ribbon at waist; full length skirt, pink satin to the bottom, overlayed with chiffon, 2 open cowls of chiffon at side seams, curved bubble hem at knee, pink triangular panels wrapping around from back at sides, second tier of chiffon with curved selvedge hem, satin exposed at bottom of skirt; short v-neck of netting in back, shawl detail continues from front forming second v-neck on top of other v-neck, pink trim on top v; closes center back, pink ribbon at center back waist; satin base of skirt, chiffon all around back, bubbles at back of knee, flares out in a curved selvedge hem, overlay of pink satin, starts at center back, falls down center of skirt, widens into a large train-like panel; paneled silk lining in bodice, trimmed in cream silk ribbon; cream gross grain ribbon at waist, modified with muslin inserts; label at center front, 2 labels on waist band near center front; hook and eye closer at center back, alternating hooks and eyes

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001065

Title

Peach and Gray Dress

Description

Peach satin and grey/taupe crepe chiffon overlay hobble dress - short puffed sleeves with lace, and a typical early teens bodice, with ribbon "lapels" and waistband, and a square neckline. Skirt is typical early hobble style, with pouched/cowled hips and bloused/gathered at the sides just below the knees. Skirt narrows here and continues straight down, with a mermaid style cascade overlay. Peeks of peachy satin from the back hold hold in the sides, creating the bloused/hobble effect. In the back the peach satin descends from the waistband, blouses below the knees, and continues to the hem, like a kind of faux-train. ; 1. Light weight peach silk satin; taupe silk chiffon; cream silk satin ribbon; spun cotton lace; spun cotton netting; metal hook and eyes; one metal snap; cream cotton gauze 2. 3. Straight skirt bottom heavy evening gown; v-neckline of cream netting, trapezoid neckline of cream lace; short chiffon sleeve with pink satin ribbon trimming, cream lace cap sleeve overlay; faux shawl bodice detail, border in pink silk ribbon to waist, shawl goes from back to front over laying tops of shoulders, forms the outside layer of the bodice; cream lace bodice, lined in chiffon, overlayed with chiffon on the sides; pink silk ribbon at waist; full length skirt, pink satin to the bottom, overlayed with chiffon, 2 open cowls of chiffon at side seams, curved bubble hem at knee, pink triangular panels wrapping around from back at sides, second tier of chiffon with curved selvedge hem, satin exposed at bottom of skirt; short v-neck of netting in back, shawl detail continues from front forming second v-neck on top of other v-neck, pink trim on top v; closes center back, pink ribbon at center back waist; satin base of skirt, chiffon all around back, bubbles at back of knee, flares out in a curved selvedge hem, overlay of pink satin, starts at center back, falls down center of skirt, widens into a large train-like panel; paneled silk lining in bodice, trimmed in cream silk ribbon; cream gross grain ribbon at waist, modified with muslin inserts; label at center front, 2 labels on waist band near center front; hook and eye closer at center back, alternating hooks and eyes

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

32 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 34 inches (hips), 48.25 inches (center front length), 49 inches (center back length),

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Leksi Kolanko, Chloe Boxer 3/26/10

Color Main

Chest

32

Waist

26

Hips

34

Center Front Length

48.25

Center Back Length

49

All Measurements

32 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 34 inches (hips), 48.25 inches (center front length), 49 inches (center back length),

Label

one label in center front seam of lining of bodice '8972O.K.', one store label at center front of waist band 'Be...&Co New...NJ' (possible "Best & Co."), one illegible hand sewn in label to the right of center front at waist band

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

dirty, discoloration on lace



2/8/2012- holes near armpits, fabric deteriorating on top behind neck, holes in the back, chiffon overlay detaching from silk lining.

Mannequin

Amy

Storage Location

O7

Work Type

Citation

“Peach and Gray Dress,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 14, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/906.