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Dress, 3 piece

Description

Green, black and white plaid silk taffeta; Bodice (A) - high neckline; self-piping at neck and armscye; bell shaped sleeves and peplum trimmed with 2 rows of green chenille passementerie; pointed at front and back; 13 green silk covered buttons; boned; lined with brown cambric; Bodice (B) - evening - broad neckline trimmed with lace with black velvet ribbon, elastic band stitched around neck (replaces usual drawstring); V-shaped yoke trimmed with green, cream and black silk fringe; same green, white and black ribbon lattice panel at front as 1969.5526 C; capped sleeves with same fringe, and puffed band; pointed front and back; boned; laced closure at back with original green silk cord; lined with brown cambric; sleeves lined with white; Skirt (C) - disassembled; matching plaid; eight panels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Early 1860s
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cambric
dresses (garments)
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
Plaid
plaids
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5525A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13300
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