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Dress - long

Description

White/yellowed; sheer; "V" style bodice - bands of eyelet circles alternate with meandering bands of soutache; eyelet neck, waist, & double-tiered sleeves; ruffle extends toward back; drawstring neck (waist is missing); 1 covered button (1 is missing); 2 sets of 3 narrow tucks at hem. Folded - keep as such.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1969.5797
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
5725

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