Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1896-1903

GUSN

GUSN-73618

Description

Discolored/cream cotton (mull); drawstring V-neckline with ruffle collar of machine stitched embroidery; same band of embroidery at cuffs, bodice, center front and hem; narrow tucks on upper portion of elbow length sleeves and body of dress; sleeves lined with cream chiffon ruffle; boned bodice has surplice/overlap of chiffon and embroidered band with ruffle; fully lined with cream taffeta; taffeta dust ruffle; hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Silk
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped on hooks: ""NICHOLLS"" Woven label in waistband: ""E. Stauffer/6 West 39th St. New York.""

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

1969.5245