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Day dress

Day dress

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1900-1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nicaud (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    embroidered silk and pleated chiffon

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blue silk day dress in the Chinoiserie style. It is pale grey-blue silk embroidered with geometric Chinese-style jigsaw-puzzle like lines in coloured silk, the borders of pale yellow edged with black and worked with delicate flowers on a pale yellow ground border edged in black. The bodice is trimmed with accordion-pleated silk chiffon frills and cut with a stylized Chinese-style assymetrical lapel fastening. Boned bodice with waist stay

Place of Origin

France (made)


1900-1905 (made)


Nicaud (designer)

Materials and Techniques

embroidered silk and pleated chiffon


Silk; Chiffon




Fashion; Clothing; Embroidery; Day wear; Women's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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