DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1858-1863

GUSN

GUSN-13345

Description

Lavender & cream striped cotton; printed w/ small flowers on honeycomb patterned ground; high piped neckline; bodice gathered at waist center front & back; inner boned bodice of white linen w/ drawstring lace trim & hook & eye closure; long full sleeves w/ piping & shirring at armscye & cuffs; fullness at elbow; this makes sleeves fitted just below shoulder; skirt gathered all around w/ fine cartridge pleats; large pocket on right side; skirt has several wide tucks; 9 white covered buttons center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
rolling up
day (time of day)
stripes
floral patterns
honeycomb
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Day Wear
Walking Wear
Honeycomb
Stripe
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7237