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Wedding dress

Description

Fine white (discolored) cotton with woven zig-zag stripes; printed with floral trails in pink, purple, yellow with green leaves. Bodice (A) - high boned neck and yoke inserted with bands of lace and tucks; yoke trimmed with self-ruching and lace trimmed ruffle; blouson front; long sleeves have self-ruffle (engageante style) at elbow, with fitted section (of bands of lace alternating with tucked floral bands) extending to wrist; two buttons and loops at each wrist; boned; lined with cream taffeta; hook and eye closure center front covered by rosette and fabric draped along center front. Skirt (B) - matching skirt; three flounces trimmed with lace; self dust ruffle; slight train; fullness at back along hook and eye.

Details

Maker
Robes Manteaux - Mon. Caraguel (Manufacturer)
Nicholls (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1901
Inscriptions
1. Embossed on waistband of bodice: ""ROBES/ MANTEAUX/ Mon Caraguel/ 68 Rue de Rome/ PARIS"" 2. Hooks stamped w/: ""NICHOLLS""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Floral Trail
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
Summer
summer (season)
Transfer Printed
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Zig-Zag
zigzags
Accession Number
1969.6941AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13337
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