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Description

Light blue and white striped taffeta, brocaded with bunches of small pink and white flowers chemisette or white net with high boned collar, net has narrow tucks; V-neck; striped dress has train, and is weighted throughout; has scalloped, ruffled and piped hem; lace "jacket" trimmed with ivory satin border, collar trimmed with ivory satin flower, lace sleeves with 2 bands of ivory satin; pale green pleated satin cumberbund with rosette at back; lace jacket is open in front, and has pointed, longer hem at back; hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Maker
Hallee, Jeanne (Maker)
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
Woven label on waistband: "" ? RUE VILLE LEVEQUE/PARIS/Jeanne Hallee""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brocading
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bouquet
Brocaded
brocading
DRESS
Edwardian
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
taffeta
Taffeta
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5251
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73624

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