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.
- Associated Building
- Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
evening dresses (garments)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman