Dress Worn by Mary Stevens of Detroit, 1884-1885

Artifact

Dress (Garment)

Date Made

1884-1885

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

Creator Notes

Likley made by a professional dressmaker.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

75.138.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ruth W. Crouse

Material

Silk (Textile)
Velvet (Fabric weave)
Lace (Needlework)
Cotton (Textile)

Technique

Machine sewing (Technique)
Hand sewing

Color

Purple
Pink (Color)
Blue
Rose (Color)
Green
Brown

Dimensions

Circumference: 30 in  (Circumference of bust)

Circumference: 21 in  (Circumference of waist)

Length: 67.5 in  (Center back length)

Inscriptions

inside waistband: Mary Stevens 1881

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