Dress, American, circa 1868. Alpaca, velvet ribbon, and covered buttons, silk tassels, cotton linen inner bodice, glazed cotton lining, and metal closure. Skirt fastened at left front with most of fullness in inverted box pleats in back, longer in back for train. Trimmed around neck, sleeves, waist, and bottom of skirt with bands of pinkish-red velvet ribbon. Purple silk tassels on sleeves, front, and waistband. Via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.