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Description

Discolored/cream cotton (mull); drawstring V-neckline with ruffle collar of machine stitched embroidery; same band of embroidery at cuffs, bodice, center front and hem; narrow tucks on upper portion of elbow length sleeves and body of dress; sleeves lined with cream chiffon ruffle; boned bodice has surplice/overlap of chiffon and embroidered band with ruffle; fully lined with cream taffeta; taffeta dust ruffle; hook and eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1896-1903
Inscriptions
Stamped on hooks: ""NICHOLLS"" Woven label in waistband: ""E. Stauffer/6 West 39th St. New York.""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Silk
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5245
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73618

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