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Dress

French
About 1900


Object Place: France

Accession Number

54.621

Medium or Technique

Tulle; embroidered, velvet

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black tulle embroidered with appliqué of black velvet and black silk, black sequins, jet and cut steel beads; bodice fitted, long sleeves with deep bell shaped flounce below elbows, skirt almost straight in front, fullness at back with extra length in back forming train; embroidered design extending over most of dress in pattern of large leaves and rosette-like flowers.

Provenance

Belonged to Eliza Angell West Gould (son was Marshall Gould). Daughter, Alice Gould Hawes died c. 1910.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. L. Earle Rowe