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Description

Lavender & cream striped cotton; printed w/ small flowers on honeycomb patterned ground; high piped neckline; bodice gathered at waist center front & back; inner boned bodice of white linen w/ drawstring lace trim & hook & eye closure; long full sleeves w/ piping & shirring at armscye & cuffs; fullness at elbow; this makes sleeves fitted just below shoulder; skirt gathered all around w/ fine cartridge pleats; large pocket on right side; skirt has several wide tucks; 9 white covered buttons center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1858-1863
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
rolling up
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Day Wear
DRESS
floral patterns
Honeycomb
honeycomb
printing (process)
rolling up
Stripe
stripes
summer (season)
Transfer Printed
Walking Wear
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.7237
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13345

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