DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-73632

Description

Yellow corded silk; Bodice (A): squared neckline with wide lace collar, yellow chiffon at shoulders; sleeves of pleated and ruched yellow chiffon, with pleated cuff; smocking around waist; blouson front; boned; lined with white silk twill; lining has hook and eye closure; blouson front has overlapping closure covering of lining; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; yellow satin ribbon waistband; floor length with train; flared/gored hem trimmed with chiffon ruching; lined with yellow taffeta; yellow dust ruffle; hook and eye closure center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
chiffon
cord (fiber product)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
Edwardian
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Silk
Chiffon
Corded
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Formal Wear
Formal
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped in gold on bodice waistband: 1) ""A. Monteil/32 RUE DROUOT"" 2) hooks stamped with ""NICHOLLS""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5259A&B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5259AB