Dress, of black silk-satin. Bodice (a), boat-neck, with gold colored embroidery of bird wings motif in center front; three bands of gold colored embroidery in floral pattern at waist, hem, and around cuffs. Long sleeves. Skirt (b), drop-waisted, has same floral embroidery at yoke hem; falls below the knee. Belt (c), self-fabric.
Chic Chicago: Couture Treasures from the Chicago History Museum. Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. (2007/10/12 - 2008/01/05); Chic Chicago: Couture Treasures from the Chicago History Museum. Chicago History Museum. (2008/09/27 - 2009/07/26)