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2-Piece Dress

Description

White cotton; cutwork; pale green lining; Bodice (A) - cream net chemisette with high boned collar; lace collar/shawl draped across front; decorative black velvet bow, waistband and sash, with black velvet piping at sleeves; pale green cotton band around yoke of chemisetts; boned bodice lined with silk and chiffon; elbow length sleeves of lace and net with tulle lining; hook and eye closure and 2 cotton tape ties at center front at hem; dress shields; waistband has elastic tabs with hook and eye; Skirt (B) - matching skirt, fairly straight; shorter over skirt with cutwork hem; stitched darts extend to and follow cutwork pattern all around hem; cotton underskirt has wide, pale green flounce; waist lined with wide, boned grosgrain band; hook and eye and snap closure; waistband has tab with buttonhole - to which ties from bodice attach.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1912
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
cutwork
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
cutwork
Cutwork
day (time of day)
Day Wear
Daywear
dresses (garments)
Edwardian
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
stitching
Summer
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5248AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73621
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