Dress - Dress Designer: Depret (French) Date: Culture: French Medium: piña cloth, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 13 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 61 in. cm) Waist (c): 25 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Elizabeth R.
Three-piece cream silk de chine taffeta with tiny black windowpane & warp-printed floral patterns. Bodice has fringed teal taffeta trim. Dress has a belt with large peplum and an undecorated skirt with buckram hem band.
1864 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 15 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 7 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 65 in. cm) Length (d): 19 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979 Accession Number:
I think a modern version of multiple bodices and skirt styles from the same fabric would be worth Silk Plaid Civil War Dress and Bodice Brown/Gray/Black. Originally created in the and re-created in the Via
One-piece silk taffeta dress, ca. 1860s. Strips of green silk taffeta, cut on the bias, trim bodice, sleeves, and hem. Fringe and jet beads on bodice, sleeves, and hem. Bodice lined with cotton and boned; skirt is unlined. Textile Museum & Documentation Center of Terrassa (IMATEX):
Dress, American, circa 1868. Alpaca, velvet ribbon, and covered buttons, silk tassels, cotton linen inner bodice, glazed cotton lining, and metal closure. Skirt fastened at left front with most of fullness in inverted box pleats in back, longer in back for train. Trimmed around neck, sleeves, waist, and bottom of skirt with bands of pinkish-red velvet ribbon. Purple silk tassels on sleeves, front, and waistband. Via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.