Woman's dress

About 1894
House of Pingat (French, 1860-1896)

Object Place: Paris, France


31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Satin, machine lace

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Ivory satin. Fitted bodice, pointed front and back with machine lace flounce; medium round neckline edged with pleated mousseline de soie; front closed with hooks and eyes, covered with three chevrons of satin. Artificial pink roses of sleeves and left shoulder. Skirt flat in front, gathered behind; trimmed about bottom with deep machine lace flounce. Label printed on tape inside bodice: “Maison Emile Pingat/A. Walles and Cie/ 30 Rue Louis-le-Grand, Paris.” Condition very good; small green stains on skirt.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke