Two part afternoon dress: bodice and skirt

Two part afternoon dress: bodice and skirt
Two part afternoon dress: bodice and skirt
Date:
ca. 1860
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk; Plain Weave With Self Fringe; Lace
Dimensions:
46 cm (18 1/8 in.) (a) center back length
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2016.95.1a-b
Acquisition Date:
2016-10-25
Credit Line:

Gift of the de Guigne family

Two part day dress of brown silk plain weave: (a) fitted bodice with eight button front closure; wide pagoda sleeves; bodice and sleeves trimmed with self-fringed silk plain weave and lace; (b) full skirt with elongated back; trimmed with self-fringed silk plain weave and lace; hook and eye closure at back.

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