Bright pink tulle and taffeta dress; taffeta underdress; (a) bodice widely flaring neckline, short puffed sleeves, tightly fitted waist, sharply pointed center front and back, laced down back, trimmed with ruffles of blonde lace and bows of pink brocaded gauze ribbon, (b) skirt with five flounces trimmed with brocaded gauze, fullness evenly spaced all around, two garlands of artificial flowers tacked at sides of center front of skirt.
- American or French, about 1858
- United States
- Overall (bodice, CF x waist circumference): 34.9 x 52.7 cm (13 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.) Other (bodice, CB x bust circumference): 27.3 x 72.4 cm (10 3/4 x 28 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 111.8 cm (44 in.)
- Medium or Technique
- Silk plain weave (taffeta), machine net (tulle) and silk bobbin lace; trimmed with silk ribbon, embroidered silk net, and silk flowers
- Accession Number
- Not on view