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

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6044