Dress with chemisette

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1911

GUSN

GUSN-13309

Description

Dress (A): Black satin with black striped lace and chiffon tunic overdress; round neckline with cream chiffon and black net insert (with elastic at neck); embroidered band with black lattice and beads around neck, sleeves, side seams and hem of over tunic; triple sleeves - short - double black striped lace - 1st has embroidered border, 2nd has black satin cuff; 3rd sleeve has cream chiffon lining with black net and gathered with elastic at cuff; pleated black satin belt with decorative buckle at left back; hemof tunic overdress has beaded fringe; bodice lined with cream taffeta and taffeta ruffle to accentuate bust; hem has pleated satin dust ruffle; slight train. Chemisette (B) - black striped lace with cream chiffon lining; high boned collar with 2 velvet bands; sleeveless; hook and eye closure at back; elastic waist with 2 satin loops and very long cream satin ribbon ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
chemisettes
beading (process)
chiffon
embroidering
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
lattices
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Chiffon
Satin
Lace
Beadwork
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Formal Wear
Lattice
Striped
Formal
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped on waistband: ""Suzanne Perois/24 Rue St. Augustin/Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.6023A-B

Maker

Perois, Suzanne (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6023AB