Peignor? Wrapper?

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1899-1907

GUSN

GUSN-73459

Description

Yellow chiffon lining with cream chiffon and lace overlay; Bodice (A) - bed saque style and length; close neckline; wide lace collar embroidered with floral sprays in white; bell shaped sleeves with narrow tucks and embroidery; lace ruffle; body has narrow tucks and embroidery same as sleeves; pale yellow silk taffeta sash, attached at center back; inner lining of white silk; 6 small pearl buttons at center front. Skirt (B) - matching yellow lining; narrow tucks (vertical) around waist alternate with embroidered Serpentine floral trail; narrow tucks around hem; lace ruffle, yellow lining has pleated dust ruffle; slight train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wrappers (garments)
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
Edwardian
trousseaux
weddings
Women's clothing
Silk
Lace
Wedding
Trousseau
Edwardian
SACK

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5094

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