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A=Bodice; B=Skirt (disassembled); C=Capelet Collar; D=Fragment of skirt material; E=Fragment of skirt material; F=Fragment of lace from skirt. Striped cream cotton; roller printed w/ pale pink floral sprays (w/ green leaves) w/ stylized pink flowers in background. Bodice (A) - squared neckline originally finished w/ cream capelet collar (C); bands of 4 corded woven stripes across fabric; 3/4 length sleeves, puffed, stitched to band of lace w/ deep, pleated ruffle also trimmed w/ same lace; lined w/ pale pink cotton; hook closure at front. Skirt (B) - disassembled; matching skirt w/ pleated lace trimmed ruffle along seam; flounced hem w/ inserted bands of lace; skirt had a train. Capelet (C) - cream cotton w/ inserted bands of lace; pleated ruffle of same width as cuffs of sleeves; trimmed w/ lace; hook & eye closure. Fragment (F) - pleated lace trimmed ruffle of skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1906
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Daywear
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
rolling up
Spray
stitching
Striped
stripes
Summer
summer (season)
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6940A-F
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13336
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