DRESS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1911

GUSN

GUSN-73888

Description

Double layer of chiffon consisting of dark blue over tan, with ivory satin lining; blouson bodice embroidered with medallion in gold and blue silk thread, with pink beads and multicolored thread in vermiculate pattern; lace ruffle around medallion; embroidered V-border at back; double sleeves (tan undersleeves with embroidered medallion); decorative black velvet belt; black velvet piping at neckline; hook and eye closure at back; bodice lined with ivory taffeta at taffeta ruffle to enhanse blouson effect; skirt drawn up at right front with diamond medallion with strands of pink beads; blue chiffon panel at center back tohem; hem of satin lining lined with cream wool; slight train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

1969.6025