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Dress, 2 piece

Description

Sheer white and stiffened cotton; Bodice (A) - polka dotted, turned down collar with lace ruffle; polka dotted band at center front placket, upper arm and cuffs - all have lace trim; narrow and wide tucks all around bodice; narrow tucks and piping above dotted band at upper arm and above cuffs; mid section of sleeve is very puffed; darts at front; natural waist; bright blue grosgrain bows at cuffs and shoulders; Skirt (B) - matching skirt - smooth front with cartridge pleats at back; hook and eye waistband; hem has lace ruffle; polka dotted band, and section of wide and narrow tucks (same as bodice); train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1874
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dots
Dotted
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
stitching
Summer
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6129AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73722

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