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Description

Taupe silk taffeta; high waistline; overlapping V-shaped neckline, pleated; fitted, elbow length sleeves; front opening; skirt pleated all around; V-shaped back with topstitching; box pleats at back between shoulders; self-belt attached at back; bodice and sleeves lined with white linen; skirt has slight train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1796
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
DRESS
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6217
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73789
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