Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1910-1912

GUSN

GUSN-12867

Description

Dress of taupe net over blue satin. Net embellished with multicolored iridescent beads. V-shaped neckline. Sleeves, cuffs and hem have large floral motif. Short sleeves with undersleeves. Oversleeve is gathered along seam. Net overdress is draped at left front and back. Beaded tassels attached at front near waist. Large purple and metallic flower at decolletage. Open neckline edged with fine net. Dark blue satin sash at waist with beaded tassels. Fully lined with white silk taffeta. Bodice is boned and has a hook and eye closure. Dress closes at back with snaps at left of center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
beading (process)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Beaded
Hand Stitched
Dress

Inscription

"Melle Chabloz / 30 Grand Quai GENEVE" (Embroidered)
"NICHOLLS" (stamped)

Maker

Chabloz, F. (Dressmaker)

Location of Origin

Switzerland

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of the Family of Sarah Merry Bradley Gamble

Accession Number

1984.487

Places

Geneva (Geneva canton, Switzerland)