Day dress in three part (skirt)

Three-piece. Purple silk taffeta and black velvet. Bodice (a) trimmed with purple fringe and black buttons; long sleeves. Skirt (b) hem of black velvet trimmed with purple ruchings. Over-skirt or apron (c) of alternate stripes of black velvet and purple taffeta; trimmed with purple fringe and self-ruchings. Good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kendall

Day dress in three part (skirt)

  • American, about 1870
U.S.A. or France
Dimensions
119 cm (46 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk taffeta and velvet
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
64.1003b
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