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Tea Gown

1969.5265 (RS80929)

Description

Robe `a la francaise style; Watteau pleats; oyster grey taffeta; cream chemisette of polka dotted net with high boned lace collar with ivory satin trim; same dotted lace used as ruffles at shoulders, cuffs and center front panel; grey taffeta overdress is open at center front to reveal lace covered ivory satin underdress; grey ruching trimmed with floral passementerie at front; bodice is line with taffeta; boned and wasp waisted; black velvet set with decorative rhinestone buckle; double net flounce; net dust ruffle; slight train; drawstring neckline; hook and eye closure.

Details

Maker
Hallee, Jeanne (Maker)
Date
1899-1901
Inscriptions
Woven label on waistband: ""Jeanne Hallee/3. Rue Ville Leveque/Paris""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
dots
Dotted
DRESS
evening dresses (garments)
fancy dress
Formal
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Leisure
leisure
machine-made
Robe a la francaise
sacks (dresses)
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Taffeta
taffeta
tea gowns
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5265
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73637

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