DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1863-1864

GUSN

GUSN-13344

Description

Pink, black, beige iridescent plaid silk; high neckline; self-piping at neck & armscye; plaid epaulets w/ 2 bands of pink taffeta ruching w/ black velvet ribbon at center; epaulets extend to waist w/ lapets at front & back - trimmed w/ pink & black fringe. Long sleeves (slightly bell shaped) trimmed w/ bands of pink ruching & black velvet ribbon; bodice is boned & lined w/ brown cambric; sleeves lined w/ white silk w/ pleated silk band at cuff; 11 pink silk covered buttons at center front; hook & eye & tab closure inside at waist; overlapping hook & eye closure at natural waistline; skirt pleated all around w/ large box pleats at back; skirt fully lined w/ brown cambric; hem bound w/ beige wool tape; small coin pocket hidden at seam of center front closure, left side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
stitching
silk (textile)
plaids
Women's clothing
Silk
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Plaid
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7236