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Dress, 2 piece

1969.5469AB (RS80970)

Description

Red/pink, green and black (striped) and white silk plaid taffeta; Bodice (A) - high neckline; self piping; ruffle (extends to shoulder) from front to back trimmed with green and pink ribbon and green, black and pink fringe; same fringe on bell shaped sleeves and pointed waist; 14 green and pink covered buttons (one button missing); boned; lined with glazed brown cotton and cotton twill; Skirt (B) - matching skirt has pleats all around waist; waistband lined with white glazed cotton; overlapped hook and eye closure at center back; pocket at right front; fully lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1863
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Day Wear
Daywear
dresses (garments)
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Glazed Cotton
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
Plaid
plaids
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5469AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13295

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