207 . Red Silk Shoes
4" shoulder width. 8" waist. 12" overall length. Of a very rich abstract floral design in shades of black,brown,bronze and cream,the cotton dress features a hip-length jacket top,designed to be worn with sleevelets) that snugly fits the bodice,waist and hips and is outlined with cotton lace,with buttons and hand-made button holes; along with fitted skirt having a double row of sewn-down gathers and pleats at the hem. Along with a woven straw hat having decorative ribbons and silk flowers. Circa 1875.