Light green silk faille dress in two parts. Bodice has large puffed white satin sleeves and is trimmed at center front with pearls and cream chiffon at neckline. Trained skirts has split front edged with cream satin and imitation pearls in floral pattern.
Gift of E. Francis and Anna H. Bowditch
French (Paris), about 1895
Center back (bodice): 33 cm (13 in.) Length (skirt): 121.9 cm (48 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk faille, satin, and chiffon; trimmed with imitation pearls