TRIM DETAILS Walking suit, Redfern Paris, ca. Brown felted wool with black soutache braid and astrakhan trim. Fitted, boned bodice with side buttoning; skirt with fullness at the back; matching bonnet by Louise & Co of Regent Street, London.
Evening dress 1898 of American origin. Ivory satin gown sweeps back into a short semi-circular train. Skirt is overlaid with finely embroidered & beaded black lace. In addition, a black lace & ivory satin bolero jacket sets off this piece ~ long sleeves.