Deaccessioned June 26, 2014
Purple velvet bodice (right sleeve missing)
Maker Mme. Husson
Object Place: France
58 cm (22 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Purple velvet bodice (right sleeve missing), buttoned down center front, high round neck, fitted with short skirt in peplum-like arrangement at back, trimmed with purple taffeta bows and ties, long bell shaped sleeve finished with self flounce, upper bodice lined with white taffeta, skirt lined with purple taffeta, stamped label on waist belt: Mme. Husson, 59, Boulvt. des Capucines, Paris.
1950, gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop (Accession date: April 13, 1950); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.
Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop