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2-Piece Dress

Description

Fancy dress made from 18th c. fabric; cream cotton block printed with branches bearing flowers and buds in blues and reds and aubergine; Bodice (A) - scooped neck with self ruching, hook and eye at waist; cutaway waist; long sleeves with wide ruched cuff, lined with white linen, peplum lined with pink silk; box pleat at back; matching skirt (B); drawstring waist, dustruffle, pink linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1889
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
entertaining
Entertainment
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
floral patterns
Floral Trail
glazing (coating)
Reproduction
reproductions
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5091AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73456

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