Dress, 2 piece

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1874

GUSN

GUSN-73722

Description

Sheer white and stiffened cotton; Bodice (A) - polka dotted, turned down collar with lace ruffle; polka dotted band at center front placket, upper arm and cuffs - all have lace trim; narrow and wide tucks all around bodice; narrow tucks and piping above dotted band at upper arm and above cuffs; mid section of sleeve is very puffed; darts at front; natural waist; bright blue grosgrain bows at cuffs and shoulders; Skirt (B) - matching skirt - smooth front with cartridge pleats at back; hook and eye waistband; hem has lace ruffle; polka dotted band, and section of wide and narrow tucks (same as bodice); train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
dots
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Walking Wear
Dotted
Summer
ENSEMBLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.6129A-B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6129AB