This bodice and bustle skirt is made of a woven figured stripe linen/cotton blend gauze with a stylized floral brocade. It has machine made cotton lace insert panels on yoke and sleeve. The bodice is lined with an inbuilt camisole and is made from a cotton shirting fabric and trimmed in machine cotton lace ribbon. The bows and edging are made from silk velvet. This dress came from Dr Huber family of NYC.
The skirt and bodice is all hand stitched.
Fashion in 1890
Bustles in 1890