DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1911

GUSN

GUSN-73887

Description

Pale green satin with lavender chiffon overlay tunic; empire waist with pale green satin belt, rosette of pale green satin and lavender chiffon with chiffon stashes (?) and tassels of silk and beads - at front and back; squared neckline with cream lace insets at front and back; short sleeves; chiffon tunic has border of beadwork - silver beads with silver bugle beads in lattice or diamond pattern on cream net - around neckline, cuffs, edges of tunic, with a wide beaded border at hem of satin underdress; bodice lined with cream taffeta with taffeta ruffle; elastic (very brittle) around neckline; hem lined with green/blue wool; slight train. Hook and eye closure at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wedding dresses
beading (process)
chiffon
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
lattices
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Chiffon
Beadwork
Hand Stitched
Formal Wear
Lattice
Formal
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped on waistband: ""P. Barroin/394 Rue St. Honore'/Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Barroin, P. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6024