DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1897-1900

GUSN

GUSN-73623

Description

Irridescent chine floral stripe - cream ground, rust colored stripes and chine roses in pink with green leaves; high collar of coral taffeta with lace trim; coral taffeta bodice covered with cream chiffon; leg of mutton sleeves of striped chine with 3 coral bands with lace; pointed cuffs with lace ruffle; smocking around waist; boned; fully lined with silk/cotton backed twill; lining has hook and eye closure; blouson front. Skirt (B) - matching striped chine; coral taffeta at waist with bow; gored skirt; box pleat at center back; hook and eye closure; lined with tan taffeta; tan taffeta dust ruffle; skirt is boned at hem in front only.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
chiffon
chiné technique
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
twill
day (time of day)
Edwardian
floral patterns
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Twill
Cotton
Chine'
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Day Wear
Striped
Stripe
Chiffon
Daywear
Spray
DRESS

Inscription

1) Stamped on bodice waistband: ""A Monteil/32 RUE DROUOT"" 2) Handwritten on bodice lining: ""Melle Codman S6"" 3) Hooks stamped with: ""NICHOLS""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5250A&B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5250AB