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1969.5530AB (RS80953)

Description

Blue checked (small checks); broad neckline trimmed w/ lace; collar--extends to shoulders, 5 pleated bands; capped sleeves w/ lace under sleeve; smocked and shirred front and back; blue and white ribbon sash w/ bow at back; drawstring neckline; brown glazed chintz bodice lining; boned center front; skirt gathered all around; one tuck on skirt. One pocket. B= separate detachable long sleeve w/ blue ribbon tie (to tie onto dress) and 2 buttons at wrist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1855
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Checked
checker pattern
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Girls' clothing
Hand Stitched
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1969.5530AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
15062

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