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Dinner dress
Dinner dress
Date:
ca. 1885
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Satin, Hand-made Needle Lace, Silk Chiffon
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Worn by Mary Emilie Donohoe(1862-1922), married John Parrot II(1882)

Accession Number:
1982.56.9a-b
Acquisition Date:
1982-06-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. William G. Parrott, Jr.

Exhibition History:

Ladies of Worth, 1984
Impressions of an Era, 1994
Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, 10/05

Dinner dress consisting of a long pointed and fitted satin bodice trimmed at neck, cuffs and hem with ecru needle lace(wired at neck). Satin skirt with overskirt in front of lace lined with grey chiffon. Gathered and trained back has balayuse with lace ruffles.