DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1915-1917

GUSN

GUSN-73663

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Cotton
Silk
Rayon
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Day Wear
Square
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label in waistband: ""Mary O'Brien""/2 lions and eagle abover banner which reads: ""VIRTURE LIBERTY INDEPENDENCE"" Snaps stamped with ""K/I/N""

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

1969.6051

Places

Massachusetts (United States)