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Description

Taupe - silk damask; serpentine floral trail (medium scale); squared neckline trimmed with self ruching; bodice front extension; fitted elbow length sleeves; skirt - fall front, pleated all around, pointed waist at back; bodice and sleeves lined with white linen. Silk tape at hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1790
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
damask
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
damask
Damask
DRESS
floral patterns
Floral Trail
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Serpentine
serpentine (shape)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6218
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73790
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