DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1915-1917

GUSN

GUSN-73658

Description

Irridescent purple taffeta with white pinstripes; sheer lawn collar, embroidered with floral sprays, french knots and scalloped edge; inner collar (chemisette) of same with overlap snap closure; long sleeves with scalloped, piped edge, and undersleeves of net with same embroidered lawn at cuffs; dress has self-"vest" effect, with lappets at front and self belt; dress has shorter overskirt with same scalloped edge as sleeves, flared sides, and sash at back; underskirt is straight with plain hem; decorative black covered buttons on lappets and center front; hook and eye and snap closure; bodice is boned and lined with white china silk; rubberized dress shields.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Striped
DRESS

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

1969.6046