This is an example of a fashionable summer day dress of the late Typical of the period are the full ‘pagoda’ sleeves and the bodice gathered from the shoulders into the lower front waist. Tiered skirts were popular in the
Dress Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 19 in. cm) Length at CF (a): 15 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 45 in. cm) Length at CF (b): 43 in. cm) Width at Bottom (b): 78 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.