2-Piece Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1770-1889

GUSN

GUSN-73456

Description

Fancy dress made from 18th c. fabric; cream cotton block printed with branches bearing flowers and buds in blues and reds and aubergine; Bodice (A) - scooped neck with self ruching, hook and eye at waist; cutaway waist; long sleeves with wide ruched cuff, lined with white linen, peplum lined with pink silk; box pleat at back; matching skirt (B); drawstring waist, dustruffle, pink linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
entertaining
fancy dress
floral patterns
reproductions
Women's clothing
Cotton
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Fancy Dress
Reproduction
Floral Trail
Entertainment
Fancy Dress
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5091A&B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5091AB