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Bodice & Skirt

Description

Royal blue velvet; Bodice (A) - squared neckline trimmed with ivory chiffon and tulle; drawstring neckline; full puffed 3/4 velvet sleeves shirred along seams, stiffened with cambric, tripple ruffle of pleated tulle; bodice shirred at sides, with draped neckline; hook and eye closure on left side with velvet rosette; lined with cream taffeta; boned; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; pleated from sides to back, with smooth front panel; slight train; fully lined with cream taffeta; hook and eye at center back; taffeta dust ruffle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1906
Inscriptions
Stamped on hook: ""NICHOLLS""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Edwardian
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Evening
evening dress (concept)
Evening Wear
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
skirts (garments)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5262AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13267

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