192 . Silk and Velvet Ensemble
4 " shoulder width. 11" waist. 11" overall length. A soft silk satin fabric with very narrow pale green stripes forms into a charming dress with very full blouson bodice and sleeves,the fullness achieved by generous pleats at the neck and shoulders,above a set-in waist and full gathered skirt that has two rows of horizontal tucks at the hem. The dress is decorated with ivory braid trim. Along with a very fancifully-woven straw bonnet trimmed with fringed silk ribbons and meadow flowers. Circa 1890.