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Dress in four parts (bodice, skirt, petticoat, and piece)

French
About 1900


Object Place: France

Dimensions

37.8 cm (14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.323a-d

Medium or Technique

Purple sequin-embroidered tulle

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

An evening dress in four parts (bodice, skirt, petticoat, and matching piece) of pale purple tulle, embroidered all-over with purple tulle, embroidered all-over with purple sequins, (different shade of purple on each of the two sides), some round, some elongated tear shape, in shallow horizontal scallops with regularly spaced oval medallions binding together several rows of scallops; (a) bodice with wide square neck, elbow length sleeves, open in upper arm; (b) skirt bell shaped with longest part in back to form train; (c) matching piece; (d) petticoat of pale purple satin covered with pale purple chiffon

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb