A dove grey taffeta and dark brown satin evening gown, altered in the late the bodice with tasselled buttons to fasten, small coin pocket to waistband, the tiered and shirred skirt with train to rear; together with scraps of matching fabric
Afternoon dress Date: ca. 1869 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 14 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 63 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 1979 Accession Number: b
FCBTC / Dress ca. Pale olive green taffeta, damask, and sateen. Cuirasse style bodice, central panel of figured blue-green silk, attatched lace collar. Overskirt of figured silk attatches to bodice and is elaborately draped at the back.