2-Piece Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-73627

Description

Cream corded silk ground with satin floral sprays of roses, which are printed and embossed over satin areas, in pale rose, yellow and greens; Bodice (A) - sweetheart neckline, edged with pleated tulle at decolletage, and trimmed all around neck with pleated cream satin; fitted elbow length sleeves trimmed with same satin; wasp waist, drawstring at neck; dress shields; boned; 12 satin covered buttons at center front; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; slight train, hem lined with cream satin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
cord (fiber product)
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
silk (textile)
Edwardian
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Women's clothing
Silk
Corded
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Spray
Rose
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped on bodice waistband: ""J. COULBEAULT/PARIS""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5254A&B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5254AB