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Dress ensemble

Description

Black and white pinstripe taffeta trimmed w/ pink ribbon; A)bodice= long sleeves, tucks in front and back, 6 pearl buttons and placket; buttons at waist; white cotton lining; B)pinafore= ruffles and bows, peplum/flounce skirt gathered around waist; hook and eye closure; C)skirt= 2 bands of nicking at hem, fullness towards back; bustle= 2 pink ribbons on pinafore. D)= handkerchief-linen w/ openwork border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
Embroidery on handkerchief in chain stitch, red thread: monogram w/ letters ""C"", ""A"", and ""V""?
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Girls' clothing
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Polonnaise
stitching
taffeta
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1969.5768A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
15064

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