Exquisite Patterned Cashmere/Silk Dress with Flower-Trimmed Bonnet

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4 " shoulder width. 13" waist. 13" overall length. A luxurious fabric of cashmere/silk blend is printed with delicate springs of roses,garlands and ribbons against alternating aqua and cream bands. The dress features a very full blouson bodice with four rows of ruching at the top,full sleeves with fitted cuffs,flat-front skirt with flared sides and gathered back,and trimmed with bands of bronze-green velvet ribbons. Along with a fancifully-shaped bonnet with upturned brim at the back,turquoise silk faille band and streamers,decorated by a bouquet of silk wildflowers. Circa 1890.
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