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

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5454A-C