DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1914

GUSN

GUSN-73649

Description

Charcoal grey wool; collar of blue and silver metallic lace, with black satin backing; low rounded neckline trimmed with black taffeta; long sleeves trimmed with black taffeta; fullness at waist; self-belt with black frogs; black taffeta sash at back with silk tassels; piping at side panels; center front hook and eye and snap closure; decorative black taffeta buttons at bodice and cuffs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
flannel
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Wool
Silk
Taffeta
Flannel
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label on waistband: ""MARY O'BRIEN""/2 lions & eagle above banners which read:""LIBERTY VIRTUE INDEPENDENCE/BOSTON"" Dress shields printed with: ""P/AVONA""/2 griffins holding shield/""JORDAN MARSH COMPANY/WARRANTED/7 4 K""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

O'Brien, Mary (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6035

Places

Massachusetts (United States)