Dress, 2 piece

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1863

GUSN

GUSN-13295

Description

Red/pink, green and black (striped) and white silk plaid taffeta; Bodice (A) - high neckline; self piping; ruffle (extends to shoulder) from front to back trimmed with green and pink ribbon and green, black and pink fringe; same fringe on bell shaped sleeves and pointed waist; 14 green and pink covered buttons (one button missing); boned; lined with glazed brown cotton and cotton twill; Skirt (B) - matching skirt has pleats all around waist; waistband lined with white glazed cotton; overlapped hook and eye closure at center back; pocket at right front; fully lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
day (time of day)
plaids
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Glazed Cotton
Hand Stitched
Day Wear
Plaid
Striped
Daywear
ENSEMBLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5469A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5469AB