2-Piece Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1902

GUSN

GUSN-13292

Description

Bodice (A) - cream and beige silk, brocaded with bouquet of pink roses with cornucopia enclosed by medallion; geometric patterned ground with lace garland; stiffened collar (back piece only) with open decolletage; collar lined with green chiffon; green chiffon applied along center front and cuffs; elbow length sleeves; boned, cage like green velvet bands at neck, cuffs and waist, with small rhinestone buckles and bows; pleated gauze placket; boned; lined with white silk twill; green chiffon rosette at back of collar; fish tail peplum, with drawnwork and weighted; silk covered dress shields; Skirt (B) - green satin with pleated green chiffon ruffle and ruching; smooth front; pleat at back; hook and eye closure at back; pocket at center back seam; taffeta dust ruffle with scalloped and pinked edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
brocade (textile)
chiffon
lampas (textile material)
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
twill
floral patterns
geometric patterns
rose (genus)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Twill
Lampas
Brocade
Chiffon
Hand Stitched
Bouquet
Geometric
Medallion
Rose
Cornucopia
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Woven (label?) on waistband of bodice: ""Monteil/32 Rue Drouot PARIS"" Stamped on hooks ""NICHOLLS""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5466A-B

Maker

A Monteil (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5466AB