Women's dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1906

GUSN

GUSN-13311

Description

Black taffeta; chemisette with high boned collar, trimmed with black polka dotted net; bolero style bodice with black bows, ruching and tucks; same on puffed sleeves with polka dotted undersleeves; boned all around waist with tucks stitched all around waist; skirt has 3 bands of black ruching; full skirt, weighted; train; bodice lining of white taffeta with ruffle around chest; hook and eye closure at back; black taffeta bustle ruched panel at back waist. Jacket (B) - black taffeta; deep V-neckline trimmed with lace of silver metallic thread wound around pale green; pleats at shoulders; very full shoulder ruffle with ruching; open armscye to waist; pleated self-belt with hook and eye and 4 decorative silver buttons with purple glass center; skirted/peplum, longer in back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
evening dress (concept)
mourning
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Evening Wear
Evening
Mourning
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Woven label on dress: ""Monteil/12 Rue Legendre Parc Monceau/Paris"" Black label on overbodice: ""Monteil/32. Rue Drouot Paris"" Hooks stamped: ""NICHOLLS PAT""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.6027A-B

Maker

A Monteil (Maker)
Nicholls (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6027AB