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Woman's dress in two parts (bodice, skirt, and extra piece)

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Dress in two parts and extra piece in brocaded sheer silk printed in pink, red, light blue floral sprig pattern with green stems trimmed with lace (machine embroidered net in several different floral patterns); bodice (a), wide neckline of pink chiffon edged in lace with two puffs at front, lace...

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Inscription

Printed in green on petersham sewn inside bodice, now illegible: "A. . . e Sa. . . /PAR. . ."

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, About 1900

Place of Creation

Paris, France

Dimensions

Center front: 25.4 cm (10 in.) Center back: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

51.324a-c

Medium or Technique

Printed silk brocade, silk machine-embroidered net (lace), silk plain weave (chiffon and taffeta), silk satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes