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2-Piece Dress

Description

Sheer white cotton; Bodice (A): drawstring neckline; Bertha collar with ruffle and extending to form lappet ties; sheer rosette at decolletage; 3/4 sleeves with double flounce, and short under sleeves; blouson style; covered buttons center front; peplum; narrow tucks; many seams trimmed with narrow lace tape; matching skirt (B) - bands of narrow vertical pleats - some from waist to hem, some from waist to hip; scalloped hem with 3 flounces; yoke with narrow tucks; fullness at center back; train; hook and eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1901-1902
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
organdy
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
day (time of day)
Day Wear
Daywear
dresses (garments)
Edwardian
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Organdy
organdy
stitching
Summer
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5242AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73614

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