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Dress - long

Description

White/yellowed; sheer; "V" style top with bands of eyelet alternating with shirred bands with white soutache; eyelet ruffle extends toward back; capped sleeves & neckline trimmed with eyelet; drawstring neck & eyelet waistband, with 2 covered buttons; 8 tucks at hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840s
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
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1969.5809
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
5731

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