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Description

Dress of taupe net over blue satin. Net embellished with multicolored iridescent beads. V-shaped neckline. Sleeves, cuffs and hem have large floral motif. Short sleeves with undersleeves. Oversleeve is gathered along seam. Net overdress is draped at left front and back. Beaded tassels attached at front near waist. Large purple and metallic flower at decolletage. Open neckline edged with fine net. Dark blue satin sash at waist with beaded tassels. Fully lined with white silk taffeta. Bodice is boned and has a hook and eye closure. Dress closes at back with snaps at left of center.

Details

Maker
Chabloz, F. (Dressmaker)
Date
1910-1912
Inscriptions
"Melle Chabloz / 30 Grand Quai GENEVE" (Embroidered)
"NICHOLLS" (stamped)
Location of origin
Switzerland
Material
beading (process)
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Geneva (Geneva canton, Switzerland)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (process)
Dress
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1984.487
Credit Line
Gift of the Family of Sarah Merry Bradley Gamble
GUSN
12867

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