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Description

Green, silk overdress with green velvet bouquets and floral sprays; green satin underskirt with slight train; V-neckline with lace insert; green chiffon draped over shoulders, short sleeves of green velvet with lace under sleeves; pleated self belt with false buckle; overdress is cut away at front and has extended and weighted train, stitched to satin underskirt at back; fully lined with cream silk taffeta which has pleated dust ruffle; lining has hook and eye closure center front; overdress has overlapping hook and eye and snap closure at left front. Dress shields.

Details

Maker
Barroin, P. (Maker)
Date
1905-1912
Inscriptions
Stamped on waistband ""P. BARROIN/394 Rue St. Honore/Paris""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
chiffon
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bouquet
chiffon
Chiffon
DRESS
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5253
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73626

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