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White cotton; cutwork; pale green lining; Bodice (A) - cream net chemisette with high boned collar; lace collar/shawl draped across front; decorative black velvet bow, waistband and sash, with black velvet piping at sleeves; pale green cotton band around yoke of chemisetts; boned bodice lined with silk and chiffon; elbow length sleeves of lace and net with tulle lining; hook and eye closure and 2 cotton tape ties at center front at hem; dress shields; waistband has elastic tabs with hook and eye; Skirt (B) - matching skirt, fairly straight; shorter over skirt with cutwork hem; stitched darts extend to and follow cutwork pattern all around hem; cotton underskirt has wide, pale green flounce; waist lined with wide, boned grosgrain band; hook and eye and snap closure; waistband has tab with buttonhole - to which ties from bodice attach.
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Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),
Title Dress - 2 piece Accession Number 1969.5249AB
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman