DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1910

GUSN

GUSN-73886

Description

Light blue ("Alice" blue) chiffon with satin hem and lining; cream net chemisette with high boned collar and sleeves; rounded chiffon neckline trimmed with metallic braid and blue satin; chiffon over chiffon with border of net embroidered metallic thread at bodice and hem; satin piping with decorative metallic button holes with blue satin covered buttons on bodice; waist has 2 bands of chiffon piping with metallic embroidery beneath; frog of metallic cord at left back; 3/4 length sleeves with wide blue satin cuffs matching hem; bodice lined with cream taffeta, boned and has taffeta ruffle to accentuate bust; hem lined with blue wool flannel; satin dust ruffle; chiffon lining has weighted hem; hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
chiffon
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
floral patterns
stylization
Women's clothing
Chiffon
Silk
Satin
Lace
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Geometric Floral
Formal
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped on waistband: ""Suzanne Perois/24 Rue St. Augustin/Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Perois, Suzanne (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6022