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Woman's dress

French
About 1894
Mme Lamy


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.817

Medium or Technique

Satin, machine embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Machine embroidered ivory mousseline de soie over ivory satin; skirt and bodice scattered with silk-embroidered sprays of violets with foliage. Fitted bodice with pointed front and low round neck. Scalloped collar and sleeve caps edged with white silk-embroidered ribbons and bows; full puffed sleeves of plain mousseline de soie. Lavender ribbon at waist; lavender ribbon bows at sleeves and shoulders. Plain skirt gathered all around. Label printed on tape inside bodice: “Mme. Lamy/3 Rue Scribe (?) / Paris.” Condition fair. Made for Miss Catherine Burke of Lowell.

Provenance

Made for Miss Catherine Burke of Lowell, Mass.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke