GOWN, DRESSING

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-73656

Description

Three-in-one: cream linen (silk?) "coat" w/ open lace collar; lace trim along center front; bell-shaped sleeves w/ undersleeve, both w/ bands of lace. "Dress" of linen w/ high boned lace collar & yoke; gathered around yoke; buttoned at side; boned cotton bodice; lace at hem. Cotton "petticoat" w/ linen hem & button closure at left front; black taffeta belt w/ bow & sash; box pleats at back; rubberized knit dress shields pinned in place; cotton tape ties at waist; train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing gowns
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
machine-made
home (concept)
Edwardian
Women's clothing
Lace
Linen
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Domesticity
GOWN, DRESSING

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6044