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Description

White cotton printed w/ floral sprays of pink roses w/ blue flowers & mustrad leaves; style is 1880's. Bodice (.1) - long fitted basque shape w/ red ruched panel along center front w/ concealed button closure; elbow length sleeves w/ red taffeta ribbon & bow; pleated tulle & lace at collar & cuffs; red bows at back. Skirt (.2) - pompadour style skirt; edge trimmed w/ pleated red glazed cotton matching center front, side & back panels; side panels are weighted; back panel "pouf" has cotton tape ties inside; inner waistband w/ hook & eye; red glazed cotton w/ rows of ruching to match center front panel of bodice; 3 pleated panels around hem; pocket on right side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
printing (process)
Spray
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.7159.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13571

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