DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1905-1912

GUSN

GUSN-73612

Description

Black chiffon tunic/overdress with black tassel fringe at hem; underdress of cream lace - net ground with potted flowering plants, floral sprigs and scalloped border; lace backed with chiffon; fully lined with cream taffeta; boned bodice has squared neckline; short sleeves with chiffon and lace under sleeve; 2 toned green satin belt with decorative self fabric buckle, large bow at back, and black chiffon trim; v-shaped neck at back; black satin loops and buttons ornament the neckline; hook and eye closure at front; weighted hem, slight train; rubber lined dress shields with knitted lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
chiffon
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
Edwardian
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
plants (living organisms)
pots (containers)
foliation (pattern)
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Chiffon
Silk
Lace
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Walking Wear
Sprig
Potted Plants
Formal
Summer
Formal Wear
DRESS

Inscription

Printed on dress shields: ""TRADE MARK/Cainfield's (enclosed by dress shield shape)/NO. 817.595 (?)/NO. 813.974/ A 2 H/EXTRA FINE""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5239