theblacklacedandy: “cimetiere-chanson: “ Afternoon dress ca. Made and worn by Ora Baily McCuthen, a concert pianist in San Diego. She was the daughter of James O. Baily, one of the first men to discover gold in.
Evening dress 1898 of American origin. Ivory satin gown sweeps back into a short semi-circular train. Skirt is overlaid with finely embroidered & beaded black lace. In addition, a black lace & ivory satin bolero jacket sets off this piece ~ long sleeves.