Chemise with Purple Ribbon

Brief Item Record

Title: Chemise with Purple Ribbon

Date: 1890-1919

Description: white sleeveless chemise w/purple ribbon, and ruffles. ; white sleeveless petticoat (?) w/purple stain ribbon . . . ?



Off-white (once-white?) sleeveless cotton petticoat with purple ribbon laced through mid-height round neckline. Ankle-length with ruffles, button and hook-and-eye closure down torso center front. Straight, natural waist and princess seams.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001148

Title

Chemise with Purple Ribbon

Description

white sleeveless chemise w/purple ribbon, and ruffles. ; white sleeveless petticoat (?) w/purple stain ribbon . . . ?



Off-white (once-white?) sleeveless cotton petticoat with purple ribbon laced through mid-height round neckline. Ankle-length with ruffles, button and hook-and-eye closure down torso center front. Straight, natural waist and princess seams.

Date

1890-1919

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

35 inches (chest), 25 inches (waist), 54 inches (hips), 53 inches (center front length), 78 inches (hem circumference), other measurements: Shoulder to waist front = 13.25

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Chest

35

Waist

25

Hips

54

Center Front Length

53

Hem Circumference

78

Measurements Other

Shoulder to waist front = 13.25

All Measurements

35 inches (chest), 25 inches (waist), 54 inches (hips), 53 inches (center front length), 78 inches (hem circumference), other measurements: Shoulder to waist front = 13.25

References

http://pinterest.com/vccostumes/vanya-fields/
http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/80037198
http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/80037235
http://pinterest.com/pin/232709505715484561/

Date Earliest

1890

Date Latest

1919

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Exhibitions

Vanya 2012 poster

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

Armpit stains

Relatively new patches down center front

Some handsewn repairs

Tears near front closure and patches

Mannequin

Eleanor

Storage Location

G1

Work Type

Citation

“Chemise with Purple Ribbon,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 13, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/989.

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