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Description

Light blue ("Alice" blue) chiffon with satin hem and lining; cream net chemisette with high boned collar and sleeves; rounded chiffon neckline trimmed with metallic braid and blue satin; chiffon over chiffon with border of net embroidered metallic thread at bodice and hem; satin piping with decorative metallic button holes with blue satin covered buttons on bodice; waist has 2 bands of chiffon piping with metallic embroidery beneath; frog of metallic cord at left back; 3/4 length sleeves with wide blue satin cuffs matching hem; bodice lined with cream taffeta, boned and has taffeta ruffle to accentuate bust; hem lined with blue wool flannel; satin dust ruffle; chiffon lining has weighted hem; hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Maker
Perois, Suzanne (Maker)
Date
ca. 1910
Inscriptions
Stamped on waistband: ""Suzanne Perois/24 Rue St. Augustin/Paris""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
chiffon
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
chiffon
Chiffon
DRESS
evening dresses (garments)
fancy dress
floral patterns
Formal
Formal Wear
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
stylization
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6022
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73886

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