Dress, 2 piece

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1862

GUSN

GUSN-13302

Description

Black and white checked silk taffeta (small scale checks); high neck with self-piping; V-shaped yoke of 3 self ruffles trimmed with black taffeta; boned; pointed waist front and back; full bell shaped sleeves with self-ruffles trimmed with black taffeta; bodice attached to skirt at sides; lined with white cambric; skirt has box pleats all around; hook and eye closure at side; hem bound with black and white tape; Shawl (B) - matching fabric with blue pleated silk; front extensions with gusset to fit over arms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
checker pattern
day (time of day)
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Day Wear
Checked
ENSEMBLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5533A-B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5533AB