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GOWN, DRESSING

Description

Three-in-one: cream linen (silk?) "coat" w/ open lace collar; lace trim along center front; bell-shaped sleeves w/ undersleeve, both w/ bands of lace. "Dress" of linen w/ high boned lace collar & yoke; gathered around yoke; buttoned at side; boned cotton bodice; lace at hem. Cotton "petticoat" w/ linen hem & button closure at left front; black taffeta belt w/ bow & sash; box pleats at back; rubberized knit dress shields pinned in place; cotton tape ties at waist; train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Domesticity
dressing gowns
Edwardian
GOWN, DRESSING
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
Lace
lace (needlework)
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6044
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73656

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