DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1808-1812

GUSN

GUSN-73788

Description

Cream silk; high Empire waist; short puffed sleeves pleated at shoulder and gathered at cuff; bodice sides and back of pale pink silk; gathered at bust; bell shaped skirt gathered at back between shoulders; bodice back lined with white linen; drawstring neckline; one hook and eye at waist; cream satin ribbon around hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
stitching
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Empire (style)
Women's clothing
Silk
Linen
Hand Stitched
Empire
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6216

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