Dress, 3 piece

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

Early 1860s

GUSN

GUSN-13300

Description

Green, black and white plaid silk taffeta; Bodice (A) - high neckline; self-piping at neck and armscye; bell shaped sleeves and peplum trimmed with 2 rows of green chenille passementerie; pointed at front and back; 13 green silk covered buttons; boned; lined with brown cambric; Bodice (B) - evening - broad neckline trimmed with lace with black velvet ribbon, elastic band stitched around neck (replaces usual drawstring); V-shaped yoke trimmed with green, cream and black silk fringe; same green, white and black ribbon lattice panel at front as 1969.5526 C; capped sleeves with same fringe, and puffed band; pointed front and back; boned; laced closure at back with original green silk cord; lined with brown cambric; sleeves lined with white; Skirt (C) - disassembled; matching plaid; eight panels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
plaids
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Plaid
ENSEMBLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5525A-C

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Title Dress, 4 piece Accession Number 1969.5526A-D