Brown woolen bodice and skirt

Brown woolen bodice and skirt

Artist/Craftsman: Miss I.C. Smith
Date: 1896
Medium: Fibre: wool, cotton
Classification: Costume and Textiles
Object number: 1964.41
Label text:Dress worn by Emelda Beeler Chisholm, mother of donor, in 1896 as part of her trousseau.
DescriptionWomen's brown wool skirt and jacket; Battenberg lace and embroidered ribbon trim appliaqué; bodice has open neckline; does not close as a blouse is meant to be worn underneath; lace around neck and down front; embroidered ribbon at closing; long straight sleeves; skirt has lace around the hips, double flounce at hem and train; all seams triple top stitched.
Not on display