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Worn by Mrs. William H. Crocker
Gift of the Provident Securities Company
Impressions of an Era, 1994
Two part afternoon dress of white cotton batiste: (a) bodice; high, boned collar and vestee of lace; overbodice of batiste embroidered with zigzag and grapes gathered at front waist to create pouched front; upper puffed sleeve of tucked batiste; elbow lenght lower sleeve of embroidered batiste flounce over tulle flounce trimmed with Valenciennes lace; (b) skirt narrow over hips fitted with vertical tucks that release at knee; two flounces of embridered batiste on bottom; slight train; full ivory satin petticoat with pleats and crepe Georgette ruffle on hem. Label: "Callot Soeurs/ Paris"