DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1853

GUSN

GUSN-13303

Description

Changeable blue/green silk taffeta; woven with allover pattern of small rosebuds; Bodice - broad neckline trimmed with lace, and elastic band; V-shaped yoke trimmed with blue ribbon along shoulders and center lattice pattern (of same ribbon); yoke edged with beige and blue silk fringe; pointed at front and back; boned; lined with cotton; cap sleeves trimmed with lace; skirt - cartridge pleats all around; back lace closure (with original blue silk cord); fully lined with white cambric; pocket at right front; hem lined with blue silk; blue ribbon with rosette at center back. Bodice was padded at one time - padding removed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Rosebud
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5534

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