Tea Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1899-1901

GUSN

GUSN-73637

Description

Robe `a la francaise style; Watteau pleats; oyster grey taffeta; cream chemisette of polka dotted net with high boned lace collar with ivory satin trim; same dotted lace used as ruffles at shoulders, cuffs and center front panel; grey taffeta overdress is open at center front to reveal lace covered ivory satin underdress; grey ruching trimmed with floral passementerie at front; bodice is line with taffeta; boned and wasp waisted; black velvet set with decorative rhinestone buckle; double net flounce; net dust ruffle; slight train; drawstring neckline; hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea gowns
lace (needlework)
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
dots
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
leisure
sacks (dresses)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Lace
Hand Stitched
Dotted
Formal Wear
Formal
Leisure
Robe a la francaise
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label on waistband: ""Jeanne Hallee/3. Rue Ville Leveque/Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Hallee, Jeanne (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5265