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Description

Blue & black striped ground with chine' pattern of polychrome circular shapes in various sizes; V-neck with striped and lace collar with ruffles along shoulder to waist front; striped "vest" with scalloped peplum with black satin piping; long lilac crepe sleeves with striped chine' cuffs and lace ruffle; sleeves have an extension or wing; just above cuff, trimmed with lace; boned; fully lined with black taffeta; skirt has stitched pleats to hips; and slight train with pointed hem at back; hook and eye closure; several groups of decorative black satin buttons on "vest."

Details

Maker
O'Brien, Mary (Maker)
Date
1917-1919
Inscriptions
Woven label on waistband: ""M. O'Brien/Boston""
Location of origin
Boston
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
chiné technique
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chine'
chiné technique
DRESS
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
taffeta
Taffeta
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6055
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73667

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