Designed for Le Bon Marché department store (French, founded 1858)
Center back: 43.2 x 43.2 x 274.3 cm (17 x 17 x 108 in.)
Medium or Technique
Velvet, chiffon, lace, and jet beading
Not On View
Emerald green evening mantle with black jet beading and diamante trim, cream chiffon and lace lining. Labeled: “Au Bon Marché, Maison A. Boucicaut, Paris.”
Purchased from Charles A. Whitaker Auctions on December 14, 2005.
Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston