Tea Gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1904-1907

GUSN

GUSN-73664

Description

Grey chiffon with grey lace trim over lavender irridescent satin; squared neckline with lace collar trimmed with purple velvet; cream net chemisette with purple velvet bow and high boned collar; "Brita(?)" collar of lace bands and chiffon; chiffon sleeve with lace cuff, and cream net undersleeve attached to lavender chiffon, and lined with lavender satin; grey chiffon with vertical bands of lace inserted from shoulder to hem at sides front and back and center front; tucks at hem; lavender satin sash with rosette and padded ball tassel; sash passes under grey chiffon at back; slight train; hook and eye snap closure center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea gowns
chiffon
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
afternoon dress
home (concept)
Edwardian
iridescence
Women's clothing
Chiffon
Silk
Satin
Lace
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
Walking Wear
Irridescent
Domesticity
DRESS

Inscription

Printed on dress shield: ""MADE IN US AMERICA/THE BEST/WARRANTED/ KLEINERT/TRADE/MARK/REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./THE GEM/REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./DOUBLE COVERED/The accompanying Guarantee/good until July, 1923/3""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Kleinert's (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

U.S.

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6052