DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1917-1919

GUSN

GUSN-73667

Description

Blue & black striped ground with chine' pattern of polychrome circular shapes in various sizes; V-neck with striped and lace collar with ruffles along shoulder to waist front; striped "vest" with scalloped peplum with black satin piping; long lilac crepe sleeves with striped chine' cuffs and lace ruffle; sleeves have an extension or wing; just above cuff, trimmed with lace; boned; fully lined with black taffeta; skirt has stitched pleats to hips; and slight train with pointed hem at back; hook and eye closure; several groups of decorative black satin buttons on "vest."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Woven label on waistband: ""M. O'Brien/Boston""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

O'Brien, Mary (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6055

Places

Massachusetts (United States)