Dress ensemble

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-15064

Description

Black and white pinstripe taffeta trimmed w/ pink ribbon; A)bodice= long sleeves, tucks in front and back, 6 pearl buttons and placket; buttons at waist; white cotton lining; B)pinafore= ruffles and bows, peplum/flounce skirt gathered around waist; hook and eye closure; C)skirt= 2 bands of nicking at hem, fullness towards back; bustle= 2 pink ribbons on pinafore. D)= handkerchief-linen w/ openwork border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
stitching
linen (material)
taffeta
Girls' clothing
Linen
Hand Stitched
Polonnaise
Women's Clothing
DRESS

Inscription

Embroidery on handkerchief in chain stitch, red thread: monogram w/ letters ""C"", ""A"", and ""V""?

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5768A-D

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5768A-C