Bodice, skirt with accessories

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1881-1887

GUSN

GUSN-13271

Description

Blue taffeta, heavyweight; Bodice (A) lace collar, cuffs and jabot; squared decolletage; fitted elbow length sleeves; pointed waist front and back; princess seams at back; double blue velvet bow at front waist (left); 11 self-covered buttons; boned; lined with white silk twill; piping at waist; sleeves gathered at shoulder; Bustle Skirt (B): pleated overskirt panel draped and puffed at sides; row of velvet bows at left side, box pleats at back; long train; underskirt has pleated and ruched hem; pocket on right side (hairpin); horse hair bustle pad attached; 2 boned bars with elastic tie; beige silk ribbon ties at sides of bustle; hook and eye closure at back; pleated buckram dust ruffle with lace trim. Textile Fragment (C) - piece of dress fabric; Jabot (D) - lace jabot with blue velvet collar with hook and eye.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
skirts (garments)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Lace
Hand Stitched
Floral
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Stamped in green and gold on bodice waistband: ""J. COULBEAUT/PARIS""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Coulbeaut, J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5456A-D