Tea Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1909

GUSN

GUSN-73641

Description

Oyster satin; square neckline with beaded net insert; beaded panel at back; oyster chiffon draped around neck and shoulders, held in place at center front with satin loop; empire style waist of pleated satin; short puffed sleeves of cream chiffon, net cuffs, and trimmed with clear and silver beads; slim skirt, flared with back "panel" distinquished by stitched pleat extending from waist; snap closure at left back; 2 pairs of tabs with snap closure for holding back fullness; waistband has elastic tabs with hook and eye; bodice is boned and lined with cream taffeta; gored hem - bias cut.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea gowns
beading (process)
chiffon
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Chiffon
Hand Stitched
Beadwork
DRESS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title COAT Accession Number 1969.5268

Maker

A Monteil (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5269