Bodice, skirt & jabot

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1886-1887

GUSN

GUSN-13270

Description

Black silk taffeta; collar - unfinished - is covered by velvet band of lace jabot (C) which also fills in low squared neckline; fitted elbow length sleeves with velvet rosette; boned bodice is pointed in front and back; lined with white herringbone cambric; cotton twill waistband with hook and eye; 11 self covered buttons; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; has bustle pad attached; fullness draped up at back; row of black ribbons at left side; pleated "overskirt" panel reveals underskirt with pleated ruffle; 2 elastic bands to hold skirt fullness at back; white dust ruffle trimmed with lace; steel boning across skirt at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
skirts (garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
herringbone
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Herringbone
ENSEMBLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5454A-C