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
Day Dress Designer: Augustine Martin Medium: Wool, Silk, Metal Circa 1880 Country: France This dress bears the label of Augustine Martin and was purchased at the Philadelphia dry good emporium Darlington, Runk