DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1863-1873

GUSN

GUSN-13346

Description

Pink striped silk taffeta (2-toned stripes); horizontal stripes. Bodice (A) - broad neckline w/ lace trim & pink velvet ribbon drawstring through lace; short puffed sleeves trimmed w/ cream taffeta w/ pinked edge; net undersleeve; boned & pointed front & back; lined w/ cambric; drawstring neck; 10 pink silk covered buttons; hook & eye. Skirt (B) - matching skirt; waistband w/ 2 pairs of hooks & eyes; skirt pleated all around; pocket; 2 bands of self-ruching trimmed w/ cream taffeta w/ pinked edge; fully lined w/ buckram. Bow (C) - matching fabric; trimmed w/ same ruching & taffeta as bodice & skirt; center rosette of cream taffeta; lined w/ stiffened net.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
buckram
stitching
linen (material)
silk (textile)
taffeta
evening dresses (garments)
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Buckram
Linen
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Striped
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

1969.7240A-C