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2-Piece Dress

Description

Cream corded silk ground with satin floral sprays of roses, which are printed and embossed over satin areas, in pale rose, yellow and greens; Bodice (A) - sweetheart neckline, edged with pleated tulle at decolletage, and trimmed all around neck with pleated cream satin; fitted elbow length sleeves trimmed with same satin; wasp waist, drawstring at neck; dress shields; boned; 12 satin covered buttons at center front; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; slight train, hem lined with cream satin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on bodice waistband: ""J. COULBEAULT/PARIS""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cord (fiber product)
machine-made
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cord (fiber product)
Corded
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Edwardian
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
printing (process)
Rose
rose (genus)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5254AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73627

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