Woman's dress

French (Paris)
1895
Rouff (French (Paris), 1928-1960s)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.) Length (skirt): 104.5 cm (41 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2681a-b

Medium or Technique

Silksatin, embroidered with silk and metallic threads, sequins and rhinestones; lace ruffles

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made for Miss Elizabeth M. Larkin; of bright chartreuse green satin; (a) bodice laced down center back, wide flaring neckline, full puffed short sleeves, vestee front, side front panels extending below waistline; (b) skirt bell shaped slightly to form short train in back, fullness pleated loosely at back, vestee front, deep bertha, ruffles at sides of bodice, two flounces at each side of center front panels of both bodice and skirt embroidered with colored silk, metal thread, sequins and rhinestones in design of carnations, lace ruffles and bertha held in place with rhinestone buttons in whirling sun design, bunch of pink velvet artificial carnations on right shoulder. Cf.: 50.2682, pair of slippers.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Susanna R. Dabney, in memory of Miss Elizabeth M. Larkin