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Tea Gown

Description

Grey chiffon with grey lace trim over lavender irridescent satin; squared neckline with lace collar trimmed with purple velvet; cream net chemisette with purple velvet bow and high boned collar; "Brita(?)" collar of lace bands and chiffon; chiffon sleeve with lace cuff, and cream net undersleeve attached to lavender chiffon, and lined with lavender satin; grey chiffon with vertical bands of lace inserted from shoulder to hem at sides front and back and center front; tucks at hem; lavender satin sash with rosette and padded ball tassel; sash passes under grey chiffon at back; slight train; hook and eye snap closure center front.

Details

Maker
Kleinert's (Manufacturer)
Date
1904-1907
Inscriptions
Printed on dress shield: ""MADE IN US AMERICA/THE BEST/WARRANTED/ KLEINERT/TRADE/MARK/REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./THE GEM/REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./DOUBLE COVERED/The accompanying Guarantee/good until July, 1923/3""
Location of origin
U.S.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
chiffon
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
afternoon dress
chiffon
Chiffon
Domesticity
DRESS
Edwardian
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
iridescence
Irridescent
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
tea gowns
Walking Wear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6052
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73664

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