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Description

Pale green satin with lavender chiffon overlay tunic; empire waist with pale green satin belt, rosette of pale green satin and lavender chiffon with chiffon stashes (?) and tassels of silk and beads - at front and back; squared neckline with cream lace insets at front and back; short sleeves; chiffon tunic has border of beadwork - silver beads with silver bugle beads in lattice or diamond pattern on cream net - around neckline, cuffs, edges of tunic, with a wide beaded border at hem of satin underdress; bodice lined with cream taffeta with taffeta ruffle; elastic (very brittle) around neckline; hem lined with green/blue wool; slight train. Hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Maker
Barroin, P. (Maker)
Date
1909-1911
Inscriptions
Stamped on waistband: ""P. Barroin/394 Rue St. Honore'/Paris""
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
evening dresses (garments)
fancy dress
Formal
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
Lattice
lattices
machine-made
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6024
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73887

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