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A=Bodice; B=Skirt (disassembled); C=Capelet Collar; D=Fragment of skirt material; E=Fragment of skirt material; F=Fragment of lace from skirt. Striped cream cotton; roller printed w/ pale pink floral sprays (w/ green leaves) w/ stylized pink flowers in background. Bodice (A) - squared neckline originally finished w/ cream capelet collar (C); bands of 4 corded woven stripes across fabric; 3/4 length sleeves, puffed, stitched to band of lace w/ deep, pleated ruffle also trimmed w/ same lace; lined w/ pale pink cotton; hook closure at front. Skirt (B) - disassembled; matching skirt w/ pleated lace trimmed ruffle along seam; flounced hem w/ inserted bands of lace; skirt had a train. Capelet (C) - cream cotton w/ inserted bands of lace; pleated ruffle of same width as cuffs of sleeves; trimmed w/ lace; hook & eye closure. Fragment (F) - pleated lace trimmed ruffle of skirt.
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Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),
Title DRESS Accession Number 1969.6941AB
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman