Four pieces: 2 bodices, skirt, and belt. Magenta silk satin with black silk satin & black cotton lace. Shown here is the high-necked bodice for formal daytime wear. It also has lower-cut evening bodice.
Frances Cleveland’s skirt and bodices. The original floral chine skirt and peach velvet bodice were probably made around 1895 by the House of Doucet of Paris. The floral bodice was created later from fabric.
All w/ original trim side ribbons: 1 ivory silk drawn bonnet w/ beige velvet pink cloth roses; 1 white straw w/ brocaded back skirt trimmed w/ lace, cloth flowers around brim; 1 black horsehair w/ straw pinstripe, black lace skirt, pink cloth flowers;
Day Dress: Bodice and Skirt 1900 - 1901 Artist: Anna Dunlevy (American, active designer/maker Date: Place: Cincinnati/Ohio/United States Medium: Silk, cotton Women would wear these dresses during the day in the early