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Pink taffeta with red velvet trim and panels; Bodice A - basque style standing band collar; lace yoke at front; silk gauze smocking at collar and center front; velvet inserted below gauze to hem of bodice along center front; long sleeves with "slits" revealing silk gauze; two self-bows and lace covered turned back cuffs: weighted and boned; lined with cream taffeta covered buttons center front; cream satin bow at collar; back peplum lined with pink gauze damask with feather motif; Skirt B - matching skirt; velvet panels draped diagonally across front, extending to back and down to hem/train; center back and underskirt of pink taffeta (same as bodice); three rows of self-ruching around hem, with self-bows lined wih red satin; gathered at back onto waistband; two pairs of tape ties at back (inside) for bustle.
velvet (fabric weave)
Stamped in gold - label on waistband of bodice reads ""WORTH/7. RUE DE LA PAIX. PARIS""
Worth, Charles Frederick, Mr. (Maker)
Gift of Clara B. Winthrop