Tea Gown?

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1899-1900

GUSN

GUSN-13293

Description

Medium blue silk moired taffeta; standing band collar of cream chiffon with chiffon ruching. chiffon insert at neckline, with lace jabot; wide pointed lapels with 3 blue velvet bands and lace ruffle; pleated blouson front; leg of mutton sleeves with side slits, velvet and lace trim at cuffs; bodice lined with blue taffeta; hook and eye at center front, collar and left side of skirt; attached skirt has smooth front; box pleats at back; 3 bands of blue velvet around hem (varying widths); pocket at back; lined with blue taffeta; taffeta dust ruffle with pinked and scalloped hem; one band of elastic attached inside lower skirt to hold fullness.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea gowns
stitching
machine-made
moiré
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Moire
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped in gold on inner waistband: ""A. Monteil/32 Rue Drouot"" Dress shields - printed in black ""TRADE MARK/[pair of wings]/OMO/Registered/F I/ 3/No Rubber/Odorless""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

A Monteil (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5465