DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1915-1922

GUSN

GUSN-73615

Description

White - embroidered cotton bodice with linen skirt; v-neckline and back with inserted filet lace; trimmed with scalloped lace ruffle; bodice front embroidered with 4 oval medallions surrounded by floral garland, with floral sprays in between; drop waist; 3/4 sleeves with narrow tucks alternating with bands of lace (one band and cuffs are same as lace insert at neckline); narrow tucks at back; linen skirt with 2 patch pockets, with tucks at sides and around hem; pearl buttons at center back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
machine-made
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Linen
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Walking Wear
Medallion
Garland
Summer
Spray
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title DRESS Accession Number 1969.5246

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5243