SUIT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1914-1917

GUSN

GUSN-13310

Description

Black and white check (black ground); silk taffeta; Jacket (A) - wide turned collar; long sleeves with turned back cuffs with 3 decorated pearl buttons; flared skirt, gathered at back at waist; one weight at left front hem; 2 welt pockets at front, with 4 decorative pearl buttons and buttonholes (at each pocket); self-belt with cross-over button closure at front; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; floor length; self-belt with overlapping button and snap closure with tab; decorative button closure (repeating front) at back; flared; smooth front, with fullness at center back; waist lined with wide cotton band with boning; snap closure at left side; 2 hooks at center back on waistband lining (to hook onto blouse); dress shields.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
checker pattern
day (time of day)
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Day Wear
Checked
Daywear
SUIT

Inscription

Stamped on snaps: ""K I N *""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.6026A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6026AB