DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1910

GUSN

GUSN-73662

Description

Black corded silk; with embroidered with stylized floral and scroll in black; V-neckline with cream lace turned down collar; tucks at shoulder with embroidered ribbon drawn through at front and back; ribbon has black silk ball tassel; boned bodice, 3/4 (black corded) sleeves with turned back cuff, decorative oval button, and black chiffon and net under sleeve with embroidered cuff trimmed with white net; embroidered panel at front of bodice; self- belt with large decorative oval buckle (hook and eye closure) at left side; skirt has front and back side panels of black crepe; bottom of panels embroidered with large square of floral medallion with braid in vermiculate pattern, in background; pointed train; full lined with black taffeta.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
cord (fiber product)
silk (textile)
stitching
machine-made
taffeta
embroidering
rayon
floral patterns
stylization
Art Nouveau
mourning
Women's clothing
Silk
Rayon
Taffeta
Corded
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Art Nouveau
Geometric Floral
Mourning
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label on waistband: ""Mary O'Brien/Boston"" Dress shields printed with ""O/Adelaide""/2 griffins holding shield above banner which reads ""Jordan Marsh Company/Warranted""

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

1969.6050

Places

Massachusetts (United States)