Dress with chemisette

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1905-1912

GUSN

GUSN-73620

Description

(A) Dress - Cream - filet lace; V-neckline (front & back); yoke has points around front and extending to shoulders, with lattice lace below; elbow length sleeves; silk chine taffeta waistband - cream ground with floral garland in pinks and greens with rosette at back; skirt front - panel of vertical narrow tucks, enclosed by scalloped filet lace; wide border with scalloped filet, and lattice; dress embroidered throughout with whitework floral sprigs, particularly at back of dress; narrow tucks around hem; fully lined with white silk; hook and eye closure left front; dress shields. Chemisette (B) - cream net with honeycomb pattern ground, and applied filet lace with scalloped edge (same as dress); high collar with wire stays, and trimmed with lace, sleeveless, hook and eye closure center back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chemisettes
cotton (textile)
embroidering
filet lace
stitching
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Edwardian
floral patterns
lattices
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Filet Lace
Silk
Linen
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Edwardian
Walking Wear
Floral
Lattice
Summer
DRESS

Inscription

Printed on dress shields: ""TRADE MARK/Cranfield's (enclosed in shield shape)/NO. 817.695/NO. 413.974/4 2 1/Extra Fine""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5247A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5247AB