Evening Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1920-1925

GUSN

GUSN-12862

Description

Pink satin evening gown with asymmetrical sleeves. Capped sleeve at left side of gold metallic with satin shoulder strap, draped with band of gold lace and lined with red chiffon. Right side has dolman sleeve with large panel of gold lace with red chiffon lining extending to hem. Pink satin draped across front to left hip. Snap closure with corsage of pink velvet and metallic leaves. Back of gown has satin draped from right to left hip. Half-slip lining of white silk. Snap and hook and eye closure at right side seam.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gowns
silk (textile)
satin
chiffon
lace (needlework)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Chiffon
Lace
Hand Stitched
Gown, Evening

Inscription

"Mme. G. DeFachelle/833 Beacon St. Boston, Mass." (Embroidered)

Maker

DeFachelle, G. (Dressmaker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

57 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Family of Sarah Merry Bradley Gamble

Accession Number

1984.482

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)