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Description

Black and white check (black ground); silk taffeta; Jacket (A) - wide turned collar; long sleeves with turned back cuffs with 3 decorated pearl buttons; flared skirt, gathered at back at waist; one weight at left front hem; 2 welt pockets at front, with 4 decorative pearl buttons and buttonholes (at each pocket); self-belt with cross-over button closure at front; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; floor length; self-belt with overlapping button and snap closure with tab; decorative button closure (repeating front) at back; flared; smooth front, with fullness at center back; waist lined with wide cotton band with boning; snap closure at left side; 2 hooks at center back on waistband lining (to hook onto blouse); dress shields.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1914-1917
Inscriptions
Stamped on snaps: ""K I N *""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Checked
checker pattern
day (time of day)
Day Wear
Daywear
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
SUIT
suits (main garments)
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6026AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13310

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