'Martha Washington' costume

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-284062

Description

Two-piece 'Martha Washington' costume with floral print padded bodice [a] and solid green skirt [b]. Bodice has long sleeves with lace trimmed flared cuffs accented by a black velvet band. Bodice is gathered at back with extra swags of draped fabric at the hips.

Details

Descriptive Terms

costumes (character dress)
cotton (textile)
Costume

Inscription

"BERKELEY COMPAN / ENGLISH / LON" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

79.2

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

2010.41.2.1AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Revere (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)