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Dress - long

Description

White/ sheer, elaborately embroidered--bodice and puffed sleeves embroidered w/ flowers set inside diamonds; eyelet waistband w/ floral garland; skirt--floral garlands--horizontal rows increasing in size at hems, w/ net inserts; scalloped eyelet hem; floral sprigs embroidered around hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830s
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
Garland
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1969.5806
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
5728

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