Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1855

GUSN

GUSN-15063

Description

Blue and white pinstripe (stripes run horizontally), w/ blue chine squares overlaid; broad neckline trimmed w/ lace; capped sleeves w/ lace under sleeves; V-shaped front w/ lattice pattern of blue rick-rack and blue and beige silk fringe; peplum; 10 blue covered buttons; bones and padded at bust; cotton lining; skirt has cotton waistband w/ 2 hooks and eyes; cartridge pleats all around; one pocket; skirt has been shortened at waist; one tuck near hem; skirt is unlined. A=bodice B=matching skirt

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chiné technique
cotton (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
geometric patterns
stripes
Girls' clothing
Cotton
Chine'
Hand Stitched
Striped
Geometric
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

1969.5532AB