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Sack & Petticoat - Wrapper?

Description

White, sheer cotton; stiffened; Jacket (A) - wide (falling band) collar; collar, center front, hem, cuffs and patch pocket of pleated self-fabric ruching; princess seams; very full; 4 covered white buttons neck to waist; open below waist; long sleeves. Skirt (B) - matching skirt - cartridge pleats all around with extra fullness at center back; wide band of pleated ruching at hem; hook and eye at waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1874-1876
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Day Wear
Daywear
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
sacks (dresses)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6227AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13327

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