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A=Bodice; B=Skirt. A=Bodice - Burgundy satin woven in checkerboard pattern of ribbed & satin squares; band collar & lapels of burgundy velvet; velvet bow at throat. Appliqued beadwork around lapels; hook & eye closure at center front; long sleeves trimmed w/ bands of velvet; velvet cuffs. Hook & eye at wrist; lined w/ taffeta; boned darts & seams; white grosgrain inner waistband. Slightly pointed front edged w/ velvet; small bow above point; small fishtail peplum. B=Skirt - overskirt of burgundy checkerboard satin; velvet underskirt revealing satin panel w/ appliqued beadwork; hook & eye closure center back above pleats; train. Lined w/ taffeta; 2 sets of ties to gather fullness in back; 2nd lining of coarse black gauze attached at knee w/ attached ruffle of stiff white cotton embroidered in red.
velvet (fabric weave)
1. Woven in gold letters at inner waistband in script: ""Parcher"". 2. Written in pencil on piece of taffeta tacked inside bodice at left shoulder in script: ""Mrs. C.J. Paine/30-41-/12 1/2-23-""
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher