PRUSSIAN BLUE EVENING GOWN, c. 1885

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  • Lot: 162
  • Spring Sartorial Surprise - Visions of Vintage
  • Sturbridge, MA
Prussian blue silk satin ottoman gown, front & back shaped yoke & front skirt panels of floral spray motif patterned silk satin in 2-tone gold & multi patterned weave, neckline, cuffs, CF, bodice edge & train trimmed w/ lanier passementerie cord terminated in tassels at CF of bodice, etched brass ball buttons closures, fine Schiffli embroidered tulle cuff flounce & medici collar ruffle, gathered apron front overskirt, deep crenelated hem w/ triple shaped box knife pleats, back overskirt w/ controlled pleating into lobster trail train, B 36", W 28", L 17"-22", skirt W 23", L 38"-62", (neck ruffle discolored, SS & underarms seams let out, ruffle detaching at H, hem stained, hem ruffle w/ minor shattering) excellent.

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  • Category: Womens Evening
  • Era: 1850-1890

74.22460.15.162

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