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DRESS

Description

White cotton w/ woven stripes; printed w/ pink/purple daisies w/ background of aubergine dots & dashes; wide cotton voile collar w/ ecru lace inserted around collar; long sleeves w/ turned back cuffs matching collar; tucks at shoulders; 2 horizontal tucks on bodice, 3 on skirt. Self sash w/ boning & hook & eye at back; snaps & hook & eye closure on left side; mother of pearl buttons at center front of bodice & cuffs; ankle length.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1909-1917
Inscriptions
1. Handwritten card: ""Given me by my ___? Susy Bacon."" 2. Snaps are stamped w/: ""K/ I/ N/ *""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Possibly printing (process)
Possibly rolling up
stitching
Striped
stripes
Summer
summer (season)
Transfer Printed
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6912
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13334

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