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Description

Pale green crepe. Bodice (.1) - low neckline; leg of mutton sleeves w/ tuck & white chiffon at wrists; boned; blue sateen lining; hook & eye & drawstring closure. Skirt (.2) - matching skirt w/ blue sateen lining; cartridge pleats at back; hook & eye closure. Shawl (.3) - white chiffon; elongated shape; self ruffle. Muff (.4) - white chiffon muff; chiffon ruffles; pleated ivory satin & satin bow at openings; black velvet bow; lined w/ white cambric; drawstring at each opening. Rosette (.5) - white chiffon.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1895
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
chiffon
crepe (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
Crepe
crepe (textile)
DRESS
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.7163.1-5
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13575

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