Dress, 2 piece

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1869-1871

GUSN

GUSN-13305

Description

Pink silk taffeta; Bodice (A) - broad neckline, short sleeves and waist trimmed with cream crepe, pink pleated crepe and bright pink satin piping; drawstring neck with pink satin ribbon; sleeves have pink bow at shoulder and shirring; pointed and weighted at front and back; lined with white china silk; 2 self-covered buttons, 2 hooks and eyes; boned; Skirt (B) - hook and eye self-waistband; matching skirt trimmed with same cream crepe, pink pleated crepe; bustle back train with inner ties/bustle ties; pleated at center back; pocket on right side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Stamped in gold on waistband: ""Fournisseur Brevete' de S. M. L'IMPERATRICE/ Mon. Vignon/182 Rue de Rivoli/PARIS.""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5536A-B

Maker

Vignon, Mon. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5536AB