Reception or dinner dress
Center Back (bodice): 69.8 cm (27 1/2 in.) Center Back (skirt): 177.5 cm (69 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk damask, satin, and plain weave (taffeta), trimmed with glass beads and metallic yarn gimp, with silk fringe and machine-made lace
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Dark purplish red silk with tulip figure; bodice with long V in lower center front, elbow-length sleeves, peplum tabs lower center back, neck and sleeves trimmed with ruffles and lace, front and sleeves trimmed with repeat of cone motif in dark colored beads and metal braid; skirt center front panel of red ribbed silk with same embroidery as bodice and red silk and colored bead fringe; most of fullness of skirt and soft pleats and puff center back, train edged with dark red silk pleated ruffle.