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Description

White - embroidered cotton bodice with linen skirt; v-neckline and back with inserted filet lace; trimmed with scalloped lace ruffle; bodice front embroidered with 4 oval medallions surrounded by floral garland, with floral sprays in between; drop waist; 3/4 sleeves with narrow tucks alternating with bands of lace (one band and cuffs are same as lace insert at neckline); narrow tucks at back; linen skirt with 2 patch pockets, with tucks at sides and around hem; pearl buttons at center back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1915-1922
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Medallion
Spray
stitching
Summer
summer (season)
Walking Wear
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5243
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73615
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