PURPLE SILK TAFFETA VISITING GOWN, 1868-1870

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  • Lot: 5
  • February 10th, 2021- Vintage for Valentines
  • Bellows Falls, Vermont 05101
3-pc purple silk taffeta visiting gown w/ aubergine silk velvet ribbon trims, extended bodice w/ bib front w/ bound scallop edging, CF velvet button closure w/ needle lace 6 point stars, CB bow & draped tails, short overskirt w/ apron front & cascading tails, four tiered & trained skirt trimmed w/ bias silk velvet binding to scalloped edges & self faux bias band detail to top edges, B 37", W 23", L 15"-33", skirt W 25.5", L 44.5"-55.5", overskirt W 25.5", L 13"-31", (2 tiny spot stains to velvet on B, stains right underarm, no CB closure on skirt, 1" tear right of CB below skirt W band, CB seam opening skirt, mild discoloration/fading throughout, 3" seam opening right H overskirt & 5" seam opening left H overskirt) good. Museum of the City of NY.

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  • Category: Womens Day
  • Era: 1850-1890

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