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Dress, 2 piece

Description

Black dotted net with velvet diamonds and bands, over black satin; Bodice (A) - squared neckline trimmed with white tulle and 3 bands of velvet alternate with white lace; cream lace stomacher with 2 black satin bows; blouson; boned; 3/4 length sleeves with deep lace double ruffle with black satin bow; pleated black satin waistband with large round pleated satin rosette with button in center; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; bands of black velvet with large velvet diamonds; medallions at hem; 3 velvet bands around ehm; chevron bands of velvet as border; satin lining with black chiffon overlay, and heavy corded hem; black satin ruching as dust ruffle; train; metal bonedbands along seams at back, and across seams to hold fullness in place; smocking around waist with hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Maker
Hallee, Jeanne (Maker)
Date
1904-1906
Inscriptions
Woven label on waistband of bodice: ""Jeanne Hallee/ ? Rue Ville Leveque/Paris""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
lace (needlework)
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Diamond
Dot
dots
DRESS
dresses (garments)
Edwardian
evening dresses (garments)
fancy dress
Formal
Formal Wear
Lace
lace (needlework)
lozenges
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Taffeta
taffeta
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5260AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73633

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