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Description

Black corded silk; with embroidered with stylized floral and scroll in black; V-neckline with cream lace turned down collar; tucks at shoulder with embroidered ribbon drawn through at front and back; ribbon has black silk ball tassel; boned bodice, 3/4 (black corded) sleeves with turned back cuff, decorative oval button, and black chiffon and net under sleeve with embroidered cuff trimmed with white net; embroidered panel at front of bodice; self- belt with large decorative oval buckle (hook and eye closure) at left side; skirt has front and back side panels of black crepe; bottom of panels embroidered with large square of floral medallion with braid in vermiculate pattern, in background; pointed train; full lined with black taffeta.

Details

Maker
O'Brien, Mary (Maker)
Date
1909-1910
Inscriptions
Woven label on waistband: ""Mary O'Brien/Boston"" Dress shields printed with ""O/Adelaide""/2 griffins holding shield above banner which reads ""Jordan Marsh Company/Warranted""
Location of origin
Boston
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cord (fiber product)
embroidering
machine-made
rayon
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Art Nouveau
cord (fiber product)
Corded
DRESS
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Mourning
Possibly mourning
rayon
Rayon
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
stylization
Taffeta
taffeta
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6050
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73662

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