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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.
evening dresses (garments)
Robe a la francaise
Woven label on waistband: ""Jeanne Hallee/3. Rue Ville Leveque/Paris""
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),
Hallee, Jeanne (Maker)
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman