4" shoulder width. 8" waist. 12" overall length. Of rich black silk taffeta,the jacket features a fitted bodice with handmade button holes and black bead buttons,very wide pagoda-shaped sleeves,and flared lower jacket that is slightly-longer in the back and edged with narrow black grosgrain ribbon,lace at the neckline. Along with a gore-shaped blue taffeta skirt that has a slightly-elongated back,and with a woven flat-topped straw bonnet with turned-up sides and blue silk ribbon draping and banding. Circa 1860.