LOT 637 WORTH TRAINED SCARLET SILK BALLGOWN, c. 1896.
2-piece having boned back-lacing bodice with deep point, over the elbow puffled sleeve with slit side and tulle insertion, pleated chiffon neckline ruffle and bust ruching, trained skirt divided at center front and sides to reveal tulle layer with graduated rows of silk bands over taffeta underskirt with hem pleats, silk skirt panels having spear tip hem, stiffened train faced with buckram and lace pleats. Woven signature petersham. B-36, W-36, skirt L 43-52. (Tiny marks and pinholes on bodice front, lacking laces, light stain on skirt front, waistband and skirt top few inches replaced, tulle torn at hem, petersham resewn in backwards) very good. MMA $1440Read More