Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1855

GUSN

GUSN-15062

Description

Blue checked (small checks); broad neckline trimmed w/ lace; collar--extends to shoulders, 5 pleated bands; capped sleeves w/ lace under sleeve; smocked and shirred front and back; blue and white ribbon sash w/ bow at back; drawstring neckline; brown glazed chintz bodice lining; boned center front; skirt gathered all around; one tuck on skirt. One pocket. B= separate detachable long sleeve w/ blue ribbon tie (to tie onto dress) and 2 buttons at wrist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
silk (textile)
checker pattern
Girls' clothing
Hand Stitched
Checked
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5530AB