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Description

Black crepe, over black satin lining with black lace; high boned cream lace collar with ivory satin piping and lace yoke; black lace bands extend from shoulder to hem at front and back; with lace ruffles at shoulder; long sleeves of black lace with cream lace undersleeve and trim; boned inner bodice of black taffeta; jet bead at front and back at waist, in shape of "x" or butterfly with beaded fringe; 2 tucks at hem; satin lining has pleated ruffle; hook and eye closure center front; tape tie at waist of lining; addition of black taffeta, gathered for fullness, at left and right front, at chest; loops and pearl buttons and cuffs.

Details

Maker
A Monteil (Maker)
Date
1907-1909
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
crepe (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Crepe
crepe (textile)
DRESS
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6053
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73665

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