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Cream Wool Walking Dress

Description

Ivory serge dress with apricot satin underlining; black chiffon collar with Valenciennes lace sewn on top; black silk chiffon on cuffs with Valenciennes lace as a ruffle on bottom of sleeve; high lace neck with pink chiffon trim and black velvet bowtie; 30 satin wrapped embroidered buttons; silk lining in bodice - no lining in skirt; unusual construction; two large cut-outs revealing satin underneath with false button closure; apricot satin extends past ivory serge to the floor; slightly high-waisted to create fullness in front of bodice; hook closure in lining in front of bodice.

Creator

Maison Deslandes
Madame Agnes Sr.
31 BIS Rue du Sentier
Paris

Source

HCT.1995.999.69

Date

c.1911

Provenance

This dress was from the Traphagen School of Fashion's Collection.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Ethel Traphagen.

Fiber/Fabric Information

Wool

Decade

1910-1919

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Collection

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Citation

Maison Deslandes Madame Agnes Sr. 31 BIS Rue du Sentier Paris, “Cream Wool Walking Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed April 13, 2024, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5075.