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Dress - long

Description

Sheer white; "V" style top with bands of eyelet alternating with shirred bands trimmed with soutache; eyelet ruffle extends to back; capped sleeves, neckline, & waistband trimmed with eyelet; 4 pairs of narrow tucks & 1 band of eyelet at hem; drawstring neck & waist; 2 covered buttons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840s
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
eyelets (components)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Eyelet
eyelets (components)
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
stitching
textiles
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1969.5800
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
5727

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