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Dress, 4 piece

Description

White; sheer; Bodice (B) - high neckline trimmed with net ruching with blue velvet drawstring; drop shoulder with piping; ruffle with net trim at armscye; long sleeves with net ruching at cuff; yoke trimmed with net ruching (front and back); shirred at front and back at waistband; 10 covered white buttons with loop closure; 2 hooks and eyes at waist; Capelet (A) - matching, net ruching around neck, front, hem, ruffle with net trim; blue velvet drawstring ribbon at neck; 3 hooks and eyes at front; Skirt and Panel (C &D) - matching skirt and panel each with 3 ruffles with net trim; voile dust ruffle. All pieces of ensemble are starched.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1869-1873
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cloth
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cloth
dresses (garments)
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
stitching
Voile
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6141A-D
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73734

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