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Dress

French
1890s
Coutourier Masson-Templier (French)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

113.03 cm (44 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1985.892a

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Couturier Masson-Templier
Black and white silk damask print
The pattern is an amorphic design of white with black dots, and areas of black with white dots. The bodice is trimmed with a collar of “lace” in cut black silk satin and a neck ruffle of scalloped white tulle decorated with small applied dots of black silk velvet. The skirt waistband has the dressmaker’s label: Masson-Templier, 191, Rue St. Honore et seccursale, 5, Rue Castiglione- PARIS. Hooks and eyes fasten the skirt. White lace trim on cuffs. Condition: very good. Worn by Mrs. George W. Dickinson, aunt of donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald C. McKay in loving memory of her aunt, Mrs. George W. Dickinson of New York City