Two piece dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1912

GUSN

GUSN-73611

Description

Bodice/jacket (A) - Black satin, boned bodice, with cream lace chemisette; high boned collar, with 2 small velvet bows; bodice lined with cream taffeta; long sleeves of black silk lace (honeycomb pattern); trimmed with black ball fringe at cuffs; sleeves lined with cream chiffon with lace cuffs; black lace jacket with pointed lapels; large flowers alternate with serpentine band; open front; sides have black lace honeycomb patterned insert (same as sleeves); all edges trimmed with black silk ball fringe. SKIRT (B) - black satin; smooth front and back; flared skirt; padded hem; no decoration; snap closure at center back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
dresses (garments)
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
serpentine (shape)
Women's clothing
Lace
Silk
Satin
Cotton
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Serpentine
Flower
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Woven yellow label in bodice waistband: ""Monteil/12 Rue Legendre/Parc Monceau/Paris""

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

1969.5240