Atelier de couture à Arles

Reproduction of
Atelier de couture à Arles by Antoine Raspal (1738-1811),
ca. 1785.

Courtesy of the Musée Réattu, Arles, France.

Painted Wood Side Table

19th century

Private collection

Painted “Hitchcock” Side Chair

Possibly manufactured by Lambert Hitchcock and Arba Alford, ca. 1832-1843

United States of America, possibly from Hitchcocksville, Connecticut

Wood frame, rush seat and paint

Private collection

Needle, Thread & Notions

Clothing and Textiles Collection

Light Brown Pet-en-l’air Jacket and Stomacher

Handsewn by Carolyn Dowdell, Alumna of the Master Program

Shot silk plain weave

Clothing and Textiles Collection

Mount and hair by Anne Bissonnette, Instructor

Accessorized with:

White Reproduction Cap with Green Ribbon

Hand sewn by Sarah Woodyard, Graduate Student

Plain weave linen, polyester satin ribbon

On loan courtesy of Sarah Woodyard

White Reproduction Kerchief

Hand sewn by Anne Bissonnette, Instructor

White Reproduction Shift

Hand sewn by Carolyn Dowdell, Alumna of the Master Program

Plain weave linen, polyester satin ribbon

Clothing and Textiles Collection

Ivory Reproduction Quilted Petticoat

Hand sewn by Carolyn Dowdell, Alumna of the Master Program

Silk satin, wool batting, wool lining, wool twill tape

Clothing and Textiles Collection

Green Quilted Petticoat

ca. 1765

Silk satin, glazed wool lining, silk tape

Floral design quilted with running stitches

Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2015.3.1 (acquisition)

All photographs by Anne Bissonnette©

Cite this page (bibliography):
Bissonnette, Anne, Larisa Cheladyn, Stephanie Huolt, Robyn Stobbs and Sarah Woodyard. “9-SN 2015.3.1.” Stitched Narratives, Clothing and Textiles Collection Web site, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, July 15, 2015. [INSERT URL].


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325 Human Ecology
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103 Human Ecology
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