Dress (garment)

Object number
2011.3.14 AB
Date
circa 1865
Description
A silk dress with bell sleeves and button closures down center front. Made of a gray, black, and ivory plaid fabric with blue panels at sleeve ends and bodice/center front. Blue panels are bordered by a matching blue trim. Shirt is gathered into cartridge pleats below piping. Blue fabric buttons are fastened by a blue cord loop/ Bodice is lined with a brown twill fabric, white skirt is lined with a tan plain weave (glazed) fabric. B is a matching blue rope with tassels, perhaps intended as a belt.
Materials
silk
Credit Line
Gift of Kay H. Philipps
Object Type
dresses (garments)
Subjects
Finch Family
Related People & Organizations
Philipps, Kay (associated)