Bodice & Skirt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1906

GUSN

GUSN-13267

Description

Royal blue velvet; Bodice (A) - squared neckline trimmed with ivory chiffon and tulle; drawstring neckline; full puffed 3/4 velvet sleeves shirred along seams, stiffened with cambric, tripple ruffle of pleated tulle; bodice shirred at sides, with draped neckline; hook and eye closure on left side with velvet rosette; lined with cream taffeta; boned; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; pleated from sides to back, with smooth front panel; slight train; fully lined with cream taffeta; hook and eye at center back; taffeta dust ruffle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
skirts (garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Edwardian
evening dress (concept)
Women's clothing
Velvet
Silk
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Evening Wear
Evening
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Stamped on hook: ""NICHOLLS""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5262A-B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5262AB