|Title||Mrs. A. H. Taylor dress|
Three-piece dress composed of bodice, overskirt, and underskirt that was worn by Corinne Ayres, who attended Potter College for Young Ladies in Bowling Green, Kentucky, around 1894.
Bodice details: A combination of hand and machine work, the bodice includes lace panels or appliques, an embroidered applique panel applied to the front of the collar, cuffs trimmed with mossy green velvet bow detail, and a matching velvet waistband or cummerbund. The interior of the bodice has 18 hook and eye closures, an interior tape with hook and eye closure, and eight stays. The bust measures 28", the center front bodice length is 18.5 inches, the center back length is 16 inches, and the sleeve length is 24.5 inches.
Overskirt details: The overskirt is trimmed with lace appliques or panels. The overskirt has an 18 inches waist, 47.5 inches back skirt length, and 40.5 inches center front length. A back hook and eye closure, double snap closures and a triple hook and eye closure on or near the waistband.
Underskirt details: Machine sewn with a hook and eye back closure, single gore in the back of the skirt, a 20.5 inch waist, 49.5 inch back skirt length, 42.56 inch center front skirt length, 103.75 inch skirt circumference, and a 4.5 inche pleat or ruffle along the bottom of the skirt.
The pattern repeat measures 13 x 9 inches.
|Made||Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917|
|Place of Origin||Bowling Green, KY|
35 3 21 3/4
|Artist||Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917|
Clothing and dress
Clothing & dress
Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917
|Year Range From||1894|
|Year Range To||1897|
|Caption||Mrs. A. H. Taylor dress|
|Number of Images||3|
|Ownership History||Howard, Corinne (Ayres), 1875-1945)|