2-Piece Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1901-1902

GUSN

GUSN-73614

Description

Sheer white cotton; Bodice (A): drawstring neckline; Bertha collar with ruffle and extending to form lappet ties; sheer rosette at decolletage; 3/4 sleeves with double flounce, and short under sleeves; blouson style; covered buttons center front; peplum; narrow tucks; many seams trimmed with narrow lace tape; matching skirt (B) - bands of narrow vertical pleats - some from waist to hem, some from waist to hip; scalloped hem with 3 flounces; yoke with narrow tucks; fullness at center back; train; hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
organdy
day (time of day)
Edwardian
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Organdy
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Day Wear
Walking Wear
Summer
Daywear
ENSEMBLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5242A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5242AB