Maison Manchon Roland, French
Object Place: Paris, France
40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
An evening dress in two parts of black chiffon with all over small-scale floral swag brocaded with light blue, pink and green silks; bodice; (a) fitted and boned with wide flaring neckline and short puffed sleeves, pink satin draped sash with bow and long streamers in center back, neckline trimmed with self ruching, skirt (b) rather plain in front with greatest fullness gathered at back and forming slight train at back, bottom edge trimmed with self ruching; lined throughout with black satin; printed gold label on bodice waist band: MAISON MANCHON ROLAND Peyret Tannin Succr. ROBES 7 Rue de Commandant Rivière, Paris.
Dress worn by Mary Cabot Briggs in 1890
Gift of Dr. L. Cabot Briggs, in memory of his mother, Mary Cabot Briggs