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Tea Gown

Description

Oyster satin; square neckline with beaded net insert; beaded panel at back; oyster chiffon draped around neck and shoulders, held in place at center front with satin loop; empire style waist of pleated satin; short puffed sleeves of cream chiffon, net cuffs, and trimmed with clear and silver beads; slim skirt, flared with back "panel" distinquished by stitched pleat extending from waist; snap closure at left back; 2 pairs of tabs with snap closure for holding back fullness; waistband has elastic tabs with hook and eye; bodice is boned and lined with cream taffeta; gored hem - bias cut.

Details

Maker
A Monteil (Maker)
Date
ca. 1909
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
beading (process)
chiffon
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
beading (process)
Beadwork
chiffon
Chiffon
DRESS
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
tea gowns
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5269
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73641
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