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Dress, 2 piece

Description

Pink silk taffeta; Bodice (A) - broad neckline, short sleeves and waist trimmed with cream crepe, pink pleated crepe and bright pink satin piping; drawstring neck with pink satin ribbon; sleeves have pink bow at shoulder and shirring; pointed and weighted at front and back; lined with white china silk; 2 self-covered buttons, 2 hooks and eyes; boned; Skirt (B) - hook and eye self-waistband; matching skirt trimmed with same cream crepe, pink pleated crepe; bustle back train with inner ties/bustle ties; pleated at center back; pocket on right side.

Details

Maker
Vignon, Mon. (Maker)
Date
1869-1871
Inscriptions
Stamped in gold on waistband: ""Fournisseur Brevete' de S. M. L'IMPERATRICE/ Mon. Vignon/182 Rue de Rivoli/PARIS.""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
dresses (garments)
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5536AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13305

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