Floral Bustle dress

Floral Bustle dress

DescriptionDress is composed of jacket and skirt. They are made of black cotton printed with yellow dots, pink roses, and green leaves. They are lined with brown cotton. Skirt has a one inch waist band and would have been worn with a bustle. The hem has black velvet trim. There is a pocket in one of the back seams. The jacket has leg of Mutton sleeves trimmed with black lace. The jacket closes in the center front with hooks and eyes. There are two collars, The upper is a tailored shirt collar trimmed with narrow black lace. The lower collar is Pointed in the front and round in the back and trimmed with three inch lace. The jacket has metal boneing and seam allowances are pinked. The armseye is wip-stitched and the neck line is bias-bound by hand. The Jacket has princess seams in the back.
Date Created1880-1889
RightsBrigham Young University-Idaho
Is Part OfOneida County Pioneer Museum Textile Collection
Rights HolderOneida Pioneer Museum