2-Piece Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1905-1912

GUSN

GUSN-73621

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
cutwork
stitching
machine-made
day (time of day)
Edwardian
floral patterns
geometric patterns
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Cutwork
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Walking Wear
Day Wear
Floral
Geometric
Summer
Daywear
ENSEMBLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5248A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5248AB

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