Requires Photography

Dress

American
about 1904


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

Center front: 131.4 cm (51 3/4 in.) Center back: 134.6 cm (53 in.)

Accession Number

52.1160

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered in linen, mother-of-pearl buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White muslin dress, short waisted and bloused somewhat in front, square cut neckline, long sleeves, button closure down center back, more fullness in back than in front; narrow tucks in bodice, sleeves, and below waistline in skirt; wider tucks above skirt hem; machine-made lace insertions throughout, and wider band of Irish crochet down center front of bodice; embroidered grape vine pattern in thick, untwisted, satin stitched linen thread; 1 1/2” tuck at waistline where embroidered pattern in front of bodice cut off (probably shortened)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb