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1969.5261 (RS80928)

Description

Opera coat; ivory satin/damask with large medium and small wreaths of roses, some have bows; roses; 3/4 length; lace collar with cream satin ribbon ruching; Bertha collar and shoulder ruffle of same lace with ivory ruching; tassel at front and back - silk cord with satin bows; 3/4 length sleeves with chiffon overlay at shoulder, satin ruching and inserted band of lace; sleeves lined with silk; long lace lappets at front; satin ruching and chiffon along center front and hem on inside; lined with plain ivory satin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
Woven label on neck (yellow lettering in cream): ""Jeanne Hallee/3 Rue de la Ville l'Evegue PARIS""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
chiffon
damask
lace (needlework)
padding (process)
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bow
chiffon
Chiffon
COAT
coats (garments)
Damask
damask
entertaining
Entertainment
Floral
floral patterns
Lace
lace (needlework)
Opera
opera (discipline)
outerwear
Padded
padding (process)
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Wreath
wreaths (costume accessories)
Accession Number
1969.5261
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73634

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