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Object Name Gown, Evening
Artist Charles Cavernier
Date c.1894
Place of Origin 12 Place Vendome, Paris, France
Description Pale mint evening dress made out of silk and fashioned in paris by a French designer. The dress is in two pieces, a bodice and skirt. The bodice is an off the shoulder cut with embroidered bouquets of flowers on the shoulders and front. Velvet bows in a rose dust color line the sleeves. The bodice is equipped with lead weights covered in silk at the base of the bodice. There is elaborate beading on the sleeves and on the buttons on the back of the bodice. The skirt has a longer train and has the same trimming as the bodice.
Accession Number 2014.40