Cream Blouse

Brief Item Record

Title: Cream Blouse

Description: off-white blouse, lace trim at neckline and cuffs, grosgrain ribbon inner waistband, embroidery, tucks, metal hooks and eyes.; Cream blouse. Crinoline and silk. Lace trim. Silk embroidery around collar and cuffs. Fine pleating details on sleeves, at shoulders, down princess seams. Also down center back. Sailor collar in back with peaked lapels in front (exact term pending). Ruffle around neckline and down center front. Silk around waist (may be later addition?). Hook and eye closures up center front. Grosgrain ribbon waistband. Possible dry cleaner tag stitched into grosgrain (9813 R)? No inner structure. Two layers of crinoline. Two rows of ribbons stitched into inside of neckline down through center front. Embroidery is dotted, very thick. Tag under waistband (Y710) possibly stapled on. 3/4 length sleeves.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001078

Title

Cream Blouse

Description

off-white blouse, lace trim at neckline and cuffs, grosgrain ribbon inner waistband, embroidery, tucks, metal hooks and eyes.; Cream blouse. Crinoline and silk. Lace trim. Silk embroidery around collar and cuffs. Fine pleating details on sleeves, at shoulders, down princess seams. Also down center back. Sailor collar in back with peaked lapels in front (exact term pending). Ruffle around neckline and down center front. Silk around waist (may be later addition?). Hook and eye closures up center front. Grosgrain ribbon waistband. Possible dry cleaner tag stitched into grosgrain (9813 R)? No inner structure. Two layers of crinoline. Two rows of ribbons stitched into inside of neckline down through center front. Embroidery is dotted, very thick. Tag under waistband (Y710) possibly stapled on. 3/4 length sleeves.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

30 inches (chest), 25 inches (waist), 13 inches (center front length), 18 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

Sharon Scoble, Emily Leimkuhler 3/3/2010

Color Main

Technique

Closure

Chest

30

Waist

25

Center Front Length

13

Center Back Length

18

All Measurements

30 inches (chest), 25 inches (waist), 13 inches (center front length), 18 inches (center back length),

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

Lace is discolored but intact; still very flexible; minor tears

Storage Location

F0

Work Type

Citation

“Cream Blouse,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 29, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/919.