DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1905-1912

GUSN

GUSN-73626

Description

Green, silk overdress with green velvet bouquets and floral sprays; green satin underskirt with slight train; V-neckline with lace insert; green chiffon draped over shoulders, short sleeves of green velvet with lace under sleeves; pleated self belt with false buckle; overdress is cut away at front and has extended and weighted train, stitched to satin underskirt at back; fully lined with cream silk taffeta which has pleated dust ruffle; lining has hook and eye closure center front; overdress has overlapping hook and eye and snap closure at left front. Dress shields.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
chiffon
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Satin
Taffeta
Chiffon
Hand Stitched
Bouquet
Spray
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped on waistband ""P. BARROIN/394 Rue St. Honore/Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Barroin, P. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5253