Medium blue silk moired taffeta; standing band collar of cream chiffon with chiffon ruching. chiffon insert at neckline, with lace jabot; wide pointed lapels with 3 blue velvet bands and lace ruffle; pleated blouson front; leg of mutton sleeves with side slits, velvet and lace trim at cuffs; bodice lined with blue taffeta; hook and eye at center front, collar and left side of skirt; attached skirt has smooth front; box pleats at back; 3 bands of blue velvet around hem (varying widths); pocket at back; lined with blue taffeta; taffeta dust ruffle with pinked and scalloped hem; one band of elastic attached inside lower skirt to hold fullness.
A Monteil (Maker)
Stamped in gold on inner waistband: ""A. Monteil/32 Rue Drouot"" Dress shields - printed in black ""TRADE MARK/[pair of wings]/OMO/Registered/F I/ 3/No Rubber/Odorless""
- Location of origin
- Paris, France
- Associated Building
- Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman