Requires Photography

Dress

English
about 1910–15
Possibly designed by Lady Duff Gordon, known as Lucile (English, 1863–1935)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

145.5 cm (57 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.160

Medium or Technique

Silk; Chiffon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Probably designed by “Lucile” (Lady Duff Gordon, neé Lucy Christiana Sutherland, 1863-1935). “Lingerie frock” in ivory-colored silk chiffon decorated with appliqué pink chiffon roses and buds, most ornamented with silver lace, and appliqué green silk tabby buds and green silk cord stems. Elbow length sleeves, neckline, bodice and hem inserts of ivory-colored silk tape lace and crochet. Open in back with no closure system. Condition: fair, the silk is fragile, with small scattered areas of breaks in the chiffon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Louise Touart