Pink satin ground with supplementary warp of gold; gold floral sprays with gold watered effect; square neck; yellow horsehair? bodice covered with pink panel; sleeveless; fall net oversleeves embroidered with flowers of gold wrapped yellow thread, with scalloped edge; bodice - pink panel with belt at back; skirt has panel of pink satin, which hang freely, and reveal yellow (horsehair?) underskirt; net skirt/panels (with same embroidery as sleeves) attached in between pink satin panels, which are shorter in front and extend to hem in back; white satin lining on skirt; white taffeta lining with hook and eye in bodice; small gold bows with rhinestones at shoulder and belt.
Printed on dress shields: ""MADE IN U.S. AMERICA/THE BEST/WARRANTED/ ILLEINVERT(?)/TRADEMARK Featherweight""
- Associated Building
- Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
evening dress (concept)
evening dresses (garments)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman