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Description

Pink silk printed w/ small scale trail of flowers & leaves in pinks, yellow, blue & green, outlined in white; V-neckline edged w/ white satin & net; short sleeves w/ flounce of black lace, self-fabric & white satin; white satin pleated sash. Black net draped across bodice, around shoulders, waist hem & extending from shoulders to hem; front panel is slit at right side, drapes and is held in place at back & sides revealing longer underdress; lined w/ cream china silk; no boning; uneven/double hem; ankle length.

Details

Maker
O'Brien, Mary (Maker)
Date
1907-1913
Inscriptions
Woven label at waistband: ""MARY O'BRIEN [lions & griffin above banner which reads] VIRTUE LIBERTY INDEPENDENCE/ BOSTON""
Location of origin
Boston
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
crepe (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
net (textile)
printing (process)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Crepe
crepe (textile)
DRESS
floral patterns
Floral Trail
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
printing (process)
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Transfer Printed
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6939
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13335

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