DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1866-1867

GUSN

GUSN-13307

Description

Bright yellow silk taffeta; Bodice (A) - broad neckline trimmed with tulle and pleated with black velvet ribbon drawstring; also trimmed with yellow ruching at neck and short sleeves; 2 bands of pleated tulle at cuffs; sleeves and yoke trimmed with cream silk fringe; black velvet bow at each cuff; sharpley pointed at front and back; boned; laced front with original yellow silk lacing; inner waistband with hook and eye; lined with white cambric; Skirt (B) - matching skirt - smooth front, fullness at center back; hem - 2 rows of ruching and self ruffle with scalloped and pinked edge; pleated dust ruffle; hem stiffened with painted canvas/buckram?; on (one?) pair of ties inside to hold skirt fullness at back; pocket on right side; hook and eye closure at center back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
buckram
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Tulle
Buckram
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Formal
Debutante
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5538A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5538AB