Black Ruffled Net Gown

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Ruffled Net Gown

Description: Black net gown w/black silk crepe lining, rhinestone clips at shoulders; Black cotton net, black silk crepe lining, clasps of metal and rhinestones, metal snaps; fitted bodice with natural waist, square front neckline, deep v-neck in back, rolled net shoulder strap attaches to shoulder with a snap, ruffles over shoulders, slightly flared ankle length skirt, bias cut slip lining with no waistline, three v-shaped net ruffles at hips around back form modified bustle, closure in left side with small snaps, rhinestone clasps are round with 6 larger stones around empty center, surrounded by ring of smaller stones, clasped where neckline meets shoulder.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001150

Title

Black Ruffled Net Gown

Description

Black net gown w/black silk crepe lining, rhinestone clips at shoulders; Black cotton net, black silk crepe lining, clasps of metal and rhinestones, metal snaps; fitted bodice with natural waist, square front neckline, deep v-neck in back, rolled net shoulder strap attaches to shoulder with a snap, ruffles over shoulders, slightly flared ankle length skirt, bias cut slip lining with no waistline, three v-shaped net ruffles at hips around back form modified bustle, closure in left side with small snaps, rhinestone clasps are round with 6 larger stones around empty center, surrounded by ring of smaller stones, clasped where neckline meets shoulder.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

26 inches (chest), 30 inches (waist), 55 inches (center front length), 44 inches (center back length), other measurements: 9 3/4 neckline to waist (CF)

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Anne, Chloë, Leksi, 2/26/10; Elizabeth Scopel, Arden Kirkland on 5/4/12

Color Main

Chest

26

Waist

30

Center Front Length

55

Center Back Length

44

Measurements Other

9 3/4 neckline to waist (CF)

All Measurements

26 inches (chest), 30 inches (waist), 55 inches (center front length), 44 inches (center back length), other measurements: 9 3/4 neckline to waist (CF)

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

Small holes in upper right bodice front, large holes over right thigh, fraying at raw edges of net, back right waist seam coming unstitched, very wrinkled, very brittle and shedding from raw edges.

Storage Location

O12

Work Type

Citation

“Black Ruffled Net Gown,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed April 14, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/991.