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Description

White cotton bodice with white linen skirt; Bodice has black velvet ribbon drawn through and around neckline; center panel embroidered with foliate trail; narrow tucks and inserted bands of lace at front and elbow length sleeves; narrow tucks at back; ankle length linen. Skirt with 2 patch pockets and bands of lace inserted at front and around hem; buttons at back drop waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1920
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
Embroidered
embroidering
Foliate Trail
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Summer
summer (season)
Walking Wear
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5246
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73619
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