TRAINED SILK BROCADE and VELVET BUSTLE DRESS, One-piece sapphire blue velvet with collar, cuff and front skirt panel of grey and mauve striped silk with cream floral brocade, trimmed with double blue satin ruffle, pierced buttons with cut steels.
Dress Date: ca. 1887 Culture: American Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 22 in. cm) Length at Side Seam (b): 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Anne L. Maxwell, in memory of her mother, Julia H. Lawrence, 1989 Accession Number: b