Dress, 2 piece

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1904-1906

GUSN

GUSN-73633

Description

Black dotted net with velvet diamonds and bands, over black satin; Bodice (A) - squared neckline trimmed with white tulle and 3 bands of velvet alternate with white lace; cream lace stomacher with 2 black satin bows; blouson; boned; 3/4 length sleeves with deep lace double ruffle with black satin bow; pleated black satin waistband with large round pleated satin rosette with button in center; Skirt (B) - matching skirt; bands of black velvet with large velvet diamonds; medallions at hem; 3 velvet bands around ehm; chevron bands of velvet as border; satin lining with black chiffon overlay, and heavy corded hem; black satin ruching as dust ruffle; train; metal bonedbands along seams at back, and across seams to hold fullness in place; smocking around waist with hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
lace (needlework)
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
lozenges
dots
Edwardian
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Lace
Silk
Taffeta
Satin
Velvet
Edwardian
Formal Wear
Diamond
Dot
Formal
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label on waistband of bodice: ""Jeanne Hallee/ ? Rue Ville Leveque/Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5260A-B

Maker

Hallee, Jeanne (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5260AB