Chocolate brown silk polonaise bodice dips at the sides to drape and form back bustle. Ten crochet ball buttons, embroidered lace cuffs, tan cotton lining. Cream silk twill skirt with tiny brown floral print, square insert in back of.
Be forewarned, you may see me rockin the bustle around town, grocery shopping & at the soccer field. It IS a day dress, after all! Purple day dress American, ca. 1870 Silk taffeta Collection of the Kent State University Museum KSUM
Dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB (neck to point of hem): 32 in. cm) (b) Length at CB (waistline to hem): 63 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Jennie F. Potter, 1946 Accession Number: b