Object number97.38 B
Overskirt of 97.38. Main fabric is brown silk with brocaded blue foliate meanders. Front of skirt opens to reveal underskirt. Opening trimmed with 3 1/2 in. wide blue silk satin. Closes with 2 metal hook and eyes at center back. Extensive gathering in back and brown twill tape ties inside for bustle attachment. Asymmetrical gathers in back. Mix of hand and machine stitches.
Credit LineGift of Phyllis Cook
Related People & OrganizationsStanton, Harriet V. (subject)