Evening Ensemble (shown sans cape): American, silk. "The elegant evening outerwear combines a fashionable silhouette alongside functionality with overall padding for warmth. The textile creates a magical carapace which entices in every move.
A PRINTED WOOL DAY DRESS one piece of vivid blue with a red and honey-yellow trailing floral motif, the bodice with pointed waist, sloping shoulders and pleated detail across the bust, the skirts a gentle bell shape waist
Dress Date: 1859 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 15 in. cm) (b) Length: 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Ephraim Segal, in memory of Brucha Jersawitz, 1952 Accession Number: b
Dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 11 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 42 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 18 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Jessie Leonard Hill, Charles R., and Laura Leonard Ault, 1978