OVERSKIRT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-73735

Description

Discolored white starched cotton; same starched cotton waistband; soft box-pleated flounce around skirt 3" above soft box-pleated ruffle at hem; hemline longer in back and rounds at front. Shorter at sides; front left opening to hip w/ iridescent shell button & buttonhole closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

overskirts
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
OVERSKIRT

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6144