Bodice, Skirt & Belt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1907-1909

GUSN

GUSN-13268

Description

Purple silk chiffon over floral lace; squared neckline trimmed with cream net and lace; chiffon ruffle with rows of pink beads around neck; mauve and purple taffeta and chiffon rose at left front; loose, elbow length sleeves with net lining; bodice - chiffon over floral lace with net ground; cross over back neckline with rows of pink beads; motif of horizontal and vertical rows of pink beads at front; overlapping hook and eye closure at front; boned; lined with ivory satin; waistband has elastic tab; 2 cotton tape ties at front waist; Skirt (B) - matching chiffon skirt; underskirt - top half of lace, lower half of lavender satin with stiffened hem; over skirt of chiffon has 2 flounces, gathered all around; waistband is hidden; hook and eye at waist, snaps below (at back). Belt (C) = mauve moired taffeta; pointed end with snaps and hooks; belt is wide.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
skirts (garments)
beading (process)
chiffon
stitching
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Chiffon
Lace
Hand Stitched
Beadwork
Floral
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Woven in yellow on waistband of Bodice A: ""Monteil/12 Rue Legendre/Parc Monceau/Paris"" Printed on dress shields: ""TRADE MARK/No. 317.698(?) Carfields No. 413.974 (?)/A 2 B/Extra Fine""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

A Monteil (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5285