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Description

Cream net; printed with blue polka dots; printed with border of large rose/floral garland in pink, tan, green on blue picotage ground; high boned collar, hook and eye at collar back; collar has pleated ruffle and printed scalloped border (purple flowers and green leaves), chemisette collar has tucks around collar and radiating around shoulder; wide printed border at hem, and bust, extending to sleeves; strapwork of blue chiffon at sleeves, with 2 pleated and printed ruffles and bands of chiffon at cuffs; blue chiffon sash at waist and extending along left back to hem; boned bodice lined with blush colored taffeta; underskirt of blush taffeta, with pleated hem and cream chiffon flounce; waistband has elastic tab with hook and eye, snaps and hooks at back.

Details

Maker
A Monteil (Maker)
Date
1908-1909
Inscriptions
Woven label on waistband: ""Monteil/12 Rue Legendre Parc Monceau Paris""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
net (textile)
printing (process)
stitching
taffeta
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
dots
Dotted
DRESS
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
printing (process)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Transfer Printed
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.5267
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73639
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