DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1907-1909

GUSN

GUSN-73665

Description

Black crepe, over black satin lining with black lace; high boned cream lace collar with ivory satin piping and lace yoke; black lace bands extend from shoulder to hem at front and back; with lace ruffles at shoulder; long sleeves of black lace with cream lace undersleeve and trim; boned inner bodice of black taffeta; jet bead at front and back at waist, in shape of "x" or butterfly with beaded fringe; 2 tucks at hem; satin lining has pleated ruffle; hook and eye closure center front; tape tie at waist of lining; addition of black taffeta, gathered for fullness, at left and right front, at chest; loops and pearl buttons and cuffs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
crepe (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Crepe
Lace
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
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

1969.6053