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Dress - long

Description

White/sheer; bodice--vertical bands of featherstitching embroidered diamonds alternate w/ bands of narrow tucks; same on short puffed sleeves and hem; drawstring neckline and waist w/ covered buttons; skirt gathered all around w/ fine cartridge pleats; no waistband.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
linen (material)
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1969.5943
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
15473

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