207 . Red Silk Shoes
3 " shoulder width. 8" waist. 11" overall length. Of textured bengaline silk in shaded brown colors,the flat-front gown has fitted bodice,set-in waist band,coat sleeves with bands of narrow black velvet ribbons,black pleated silk collar and an extended-train at the back formed from a gored box-pleated back panel. Along with a grey pressed flannel with brown silk twill banding and border,trimmed with a tiny rose silk flower. Circa 1865.