Irridescent chine floral stripe - cream ground, rust colored stripes and chine roses in pink with green leaves; high collar of coral taffeta with lace trim; coral taffeta bodice covered with cream chiffon; leg of mutton sleeves of striped chine with 3 coral bands with lace; pointed cuffs with lace ruffle; smocking around waist; boned; fully lined with silk/cotton backed twill; lining has hook and eye closure; blouson front. Skirt (B) - matching striped chine; coral taffeta at waist with bow; gored skirt; box pleat at center back; hook and eye closure; lined with tan taffeta; tan taffeta dust ruffle; skirt is boned at hem in front only.
1) Stamped on bodice waistband: ""A Monteil/32 RUE DROUOT"" 2) Handwritten on bodice lining: ""Melle Codman S6"" 3) Hooks stamped with: ""NICHOLS""
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- Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
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- Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman