Centennial ball gown, ca. Many party guests wore Colonial attire. Old silk in storage was remodeled into new clothes.This is a mix: half century half Victorian. Bodice, reconstructed with Victorian boning petersham, retains original sleeves.
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Place of origin: England (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk damask, lined with linen, reinforced with whalebone, hand-sewn Credit Line: Given by Messrs Harrods Ltd.
Love the bust line - inspiration for my college project. (Wool and linen stays dating to likely American. An extremely rare rose color wool lined in blue and buff checked inner lining, with kid leather edging. Sold on e-Bay in October 2004 for