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Description

Black wool twill skirt w/ wool shoulder straps & self belt; bodice of olive corded silk w/ embroidered collar & front; long sleeves w/ black wool twill bands at cuffs; embroidered w/ lavender & blue french knots w/ black braid in vermiculate pattern; skirt has side "panels" for tunic effect; bodice lined w/ black taffeta; hook & eye & snap closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1919-1920
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cord (fiber product)
embroidering
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cord (fiber product)
Corded
DRESS
Embroidered
embroidering
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Twill
twill
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.7130
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13341

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