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Description

Yellow corded silk; Bodice (A): squared neckline with wide lace collar, yellow chiffon at shoulders; sleeves of pleated and ruched yellow chiffon, with pleated cuff; smocking around waist; blouson front; boned; lined with white silk twill; lining has hook and eye closure; blouson front has overlapping closure covering of lining; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; yellow satin ribbon waistband; floor length with train; flared/gored hem trimmed with chiffon ruching; lined with yellow taffeta; yellow dust ruffle; hook and eye closure center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped in gold on bodice waistband: 1) ""A. Monteil/32 RUE DROUOT"" 2) hooks stamped with ""NICHOLLS""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
chiffon
cord (fiber product)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
cord (fiber product)
Corded
DRESS
Edwardian
evening dresses (garments)
fancy dress
Formal
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5259AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73632

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