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Dress - 2 piece

Description

White linen with bands of cutwork; Bodice (A): chemisette of scalloped lace with high boned collar; V-shaped neckline and back trimmed with scalloped edged cutwork and inserted bands of cutwork; long sleeves with several wide tucks, cutwork and lace cuffs; cream silk ball buttons at front and cuffs; hook and eye at center back. Matching Skirt (B): smooth front; some fullness at center back; flared skirt; pleated and boned cream taffeta waistband with rosettes at front and back; overskirt has cutwork center front panel which continues around hem; plain linen underskirt with machine stitched hem; slight train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1908-1910
Inscriptions
Printed on bodice waistband: illegible - printed in green - waistband was cut where name was.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
cutwork
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
cutwork
Cutwork
dresses (garments)
Edwardian
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Summer
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5249AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73622
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