DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1906

GUSN

GUSN-13269

Description

Black silk twill; black lace chemisette with high band collar; black lace at collar and sleeves backed with cream tulle; black silk bands of openwork with geometric pattern of diamonds, squares and ovals - these bands radiate around chemisette, sleeves and hem; vertical tucks full length of dress; boned; long sleeves puffed to elbows with self-ruffle, and black lace fitted undersleeve; 2 tucks around hem; fully lined with black taffeta underskirt edged with black velvet; taffeta band across lower back of underskirt to hold fullness in position; long train; hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
twill
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Twill
Taffeta
Lace
Hand Stitched
Floral
Geometric
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5286