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Description

Double layer of chiffon consisting of dark blue over tan, with ivory satin lining; blouson bodice embroidered with medallion in gold and blue silk thread, with pink beads and multicolored thread in vermiculate pattern; lace ruffle around medallion; embroidered V-border at back; double sleeves (tan undersleeves with embroidered medallion); decorative black velvet belt; black velvet piping at neckline; hook and eye closure at back; bodice lined with ivory taffeta at taffeta ruffle to enhanse blouson effect; skirt drawn up at right front with diamond medallion with strands of pink beads; blue chiffon panel at center back tohem; hem of satin lining lined with cream wool; slight train.

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
embroidering
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
beading (process)
Beadwork
chiffon
Chiffon
DRESS
Embroidered
embroidering
evening dresses (garments)
fancy dress
Formal
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Medallion
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wedding dresses
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6025
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73888

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