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Description

Pink striped silk taffeta (2-toned stripes); horizontal stripes. Bodice (A) - broad neckline w/ lace trim & pink velvet ribbon drawstring through lace; short puffed sleeves trimmed w/ cream taffeta w/ pinked edge; net undersleeve; boned & pointed front & back; lined w/ cambric; drawstring neck; 10 pink silk covered buttons; hook & eye. Skirt (B) - matching skirt; waistband w/ 2 pairs of hooks & eyes; skirt pleated all around; pocket; 2 bands of self-ruching trimmed w/ cream taffeta w/ pinked edge; fully lined w/ buckram. Bow (C) - matching fabric; trimmed w/ same ruching & taffeta as bodice & skirt; center rosette of cream taffeta; lined w/ stiffened net.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1863-1873
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
buckram
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
buckram
Buckram
DRESS
evening dresses (garments)
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
taffeta
Taffeta
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.7240A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13346

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