SUIT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1912

GUSN

GUSN-73453

Description

A)Jacket/bodice - black velvet; chemisette with high boned collar of net, lace jabot attached to cream satin panel; wide velvet lapels; 3/4 velvet sleeves, gathered at shoulder, with turned back cuff; net undersleeves with tucks, lace ruffle and black net trim; jacket is open but has inner waistcoat of cream satin embroidered with floral sprays (lilacs) in cream & beige silk threads (satin stitch and french knots); waistcoat has hook and eye closure; boned inner lining of white taffeta; velvet jacket has 3 pairs of large rhinestone buttons with black satin loops; weighted, scalloped hem; black satin lining; Skirt B) - matching velvet skirt; smooth front; with 2 vertical pleats tohem at front and back; gored/flared with back fullness at snap closure; slight train; tab with loop at front waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
embroidering
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
day (time of day)
floral patterns
leisure
walking suits
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Satin
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Spray
Day Wear
Walking Wear
Daywear
Leisure
SUIT

Inscription

Woven label in waistband of jacket: ""MONTEIL/12 RUE LEGENDRE/PARC MONCEAU/PARIS""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5089A&B

Maker

A Monteil (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5089AB