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DRESS

Description

Cream silk; high Empire waist; short puffed sleeves pleated at shoulder and gathered at cuff; bodice sides and back of pale pink silk; gathered at bust; bell shaped skirt gathered at back between shoulders; bodice back lined with white linen; drawstring neckline; one hook and eye at waist; cream satin ribbon around hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1808-1812
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
Empire
Empire (style)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6216
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73788
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