Burgundy Wool and Silk Fashion Ensemble with Bonnet

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4" shoulder width. 8" waist. 15" overall length. Of fine burgundy cashmere wool,the ensembles features a fitted dart-shaped hip-length jacket with center panel of burgundy silk having handmade button holes and buttons. Along with a burgundy wool matching skirt with flat-front,constructed bustle-back and extended train. There is burgundy silk trim throughout,including jacket piping,cuffs,skirt bows and drape,and inset diamond-shapes at the back. Narrow knife pleats at the skirt hem are enhanced by a border of pleated lace. Along with a silk ivory and burgundy hat with elaborately draped fabrics and bows. The gown has some minor moth wear. Circa 1875.
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