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Description

Grey/taupe cotton printed with small blue squares arranged geometrically; squared neckline with turned back collar; cream lace capelet/collar; 3/4 sleeves with lace ruffle and undersleeve of net with 2 blue satin ribbons drawn through cuff; blue satin sash with silk fringe on one end; double handkerchief flounce, with underskirt with straight hem; lined with grey rayon (silk?); decorative blue satin covered buttons; hook and eye and snap closure - left front on bodice, center front on skirt; handkerchief hems finished with zig-zag stitch.

Details

Maker
O'Brien, Mary (Maker)
Date
1915-1917
Inscriptions
Woven label in waistband: ""Mary O'Brien""/2 lions and eagle abover banner which reads: ""VIRTURE LIBERTY INDEPENDENCE"" Snaps stamped with ""K/I/N""
Location of origin
Boston
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
Day Wear
DRESS
Hand Stitched
Rayon
Silk
Square
Transfer Printed
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6051
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73663

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