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DRESS

Description

Charcoal grey wool; collar of blue and silver metallic lace, with black satin backing; low rounded neckline trimmed with black taffeta; long sleeves trimmed with black taffeta; fullness at waist; self-belt with black frogs; black taffeta sash at back with silk tassels; piping at side panels; center front hook and eye and snap closure; decorative black taffeta buttons at bodice and cuffs.

Details

Maker
O'Brien, Mary (Maker)
Date
ca. 1914
Inscriptions
Woven label on waistband: ""MARY O'BRIEN""/2 lions & eagle above banners which read:""LIBERTY VIRTUE INDEPENDENCE/BOSTON"" Dress shields printed with: ""P/AVONA""/2 griffins holding shield/""JORDAN MARSH COMPANY/WARRANTED/7 4 K""
Location of origin
Boston
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
flannel
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
DRESS
Flannel
flannel
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.6035
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73649

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