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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

Credit Line

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