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Title White cotton Victorian Summer Dress
Object Name Dress, Day
Description White cotton linen dress made in approximately in the late 1880's. Has eight cut outs of spider lace 2'' down the front of it with alternating nine cut outs with pleating that are 2.5'' . Down the front as well are 24 button made with mother-of-pearl. There is a 5'' spider lace collar/shoulder cut out. There is a stip of pleating bloc 17'' long and 1'' wide.
There is lace trimming 1 inch wide at the collar, sleeves, hem of skirt, and where the buttons are.
There are more pleating at the hem for seam allowance as well as pleating on the back giving it a bustle.
Catalog Number 2006.098.001
Date 1880s
Caption Front Victorian cotton linen dress
Dimensions W-38 L-55 inches
Classification Clothing
Search Terms Victorina dres
Collection AIMH