DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1907-1913

GUSN

GUSN-13335

Description

Pink silk printed w/ small scale trail of flowers & leaves in pinks, yellow, blue & green, outlined in white; V-neckline edged w/ white satin & net; short sleeves w/ flounce of black lace, self-fabric & white satin; white satin pleated sash. Black net draped across bodice, around shoulders, waist hem & extending from shoulders to hem; front panel is slit at right side, drapes and is held in place at back & sides revealing longer underdress; lined w/ cream china silk; no boning; uneven/double hem; ankle length.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
crepe (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
net (textile)
printing (process)
satin
silk (textile)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Lace
Net
Crepe
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Floral Trail
Leaves
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label at waistband: ""MARY O'BRIEN [lions & griffin above banner which reads] VIRTUE LIBERTY INDEPENDENCE/ BOSTON""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

O'Brien, Mary (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6939

Places

Massachusetts (United States)