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OVERSKIRT

Description

Discolored white starched cotton; same starched cotton waistband; soft box-pleated flounce around skirt 3" above soft box-pleated ruffle at hem; hemline longer in back and rounds at front. Shorter at sides; front left opening to hip w/ iridescent shell button & buttonhole closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
OVERSKIRT
overskirts
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6144
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73735

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