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Woman's reception dress: bodice and skirt (with extra sleeves)
Woman's reception dress: bodice and skirt (with extra sleeves)
Date:
ca. 1895
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Brocaded Satin, Satin, Lace
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
53.30a-b
Acquisition Date:
1953-11-02
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Herbert Kays

Exhibition History:

I Remember Mama, 1955

Bodice of wine red satin with 'stomacher', large leg o'mutton sleeves and skirt of white satin brocaded with red & yellow tulips. Long trained skirt. Binder entry claims that detached satin sleeves with small brocade cuffs and lace trim are the original, and that patterned sleeves are an alteration perhaps made from skirt panels. Image shows front skirt with train hanging below.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”