DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1908-1909

GUSN

GUSN-73639

Description

Cream net; printed with blue polka dots; printed with border of large rose/floral garland in pink, tan, green on blue picotage ground; high boned collar, hook and eye at collar back; collar has pleated ruffle and printed scalloped border (purple flowers and green leaves), chemisette collar has tucks around collar and radiating around shoulder; wide printed border at hem, and bust, extending to sleeves; strapwork of blue chiffon at sleeves, with 2 pleated and printed ruffles and bands of chiffon at cuffs; blue chiffon sash at waist and extending along left back to hem; boned bodice lined with blush colored taffeta; underskirt of blush taffeta, with pleated hem and cream chiffon flounce; waistband has elastic tab with hook and eye, snaps and hooks at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
stitching
machine-made
net (textile)
printing (process)
taffeta
wool (textile)
dots
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Wool
Net
Taffeta
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Garland
Dotted
DRESS

Inscription

Woven label on 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

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5267

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