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Grey/taupe cotton printed with small blue squares arranged geometrically; squared neckline with turned back collar; cream lace capelet/collar; 3/4 sleeves with lace ruffle and undersleeve of net with 2 blue satin ribbons drawn through cuff; blue satin sash with silk fringe on one end; double handkerchief flounce, with underskirt with straight hem; lined with grey rayon (silk?); decorative blue satin covered buttons; hook and eye and snap closure - left front on bodice, center front on skirt; handkerchief hems finished with zig-zag stitch.
Woven label in waistband: ""Mary O'Brien""/2 lions and eagle abover banner which reads: ""VIRTURE LIBERTY INDEPENDENCE"" Snaps stamped with ""K/I/N""
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),
O'Brien, Mary (Maker)
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
Massachusetts (United States)