Complete three-piece (bodice, skirt and cape) in velvet dark blue silk. The bodice is closed in front by hooks. Inside the cape there 'label' paves daughters Grace M. Mode and Packaging Naples, Dress, front view without cape
Paris, France (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Sara Mayer & A. Morhanger (designer) Materials and Techniques: Figured silk overlaid with chiffon, velvet ribbon, machine lace, velvet Credit Line: Given by Major and Mrs Broughton
Visiting Dress, circa Two-piece gray silk faille. Boned bodice covered in pleated black chiffon with sequins and crystal beads. Sleeves puffed front and back, ruffled collar. Skirt lined in polished cotton with velvet hem band.
Dress Date: ca. 1895 Culture: American (probably) Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 63 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979 Accession Number: b This artwork is not on display