Museum Deaccession Two Piece Pink Taffeta Golden Fringe Trim Bustle Gown 1870's
Two Piece Pink Silk Taffeta Bustle Gown with Gold Fringe Trim from the 1870's
Deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum of Art!
Pink silk taffeta with gold fringe trim and ruffles. Having a pink silk and gold fringed collar and ruching trim at the cuffs. Lovely pink silk covered buttons at the center back of the bodice. Large gathers down the center back of the back bustle that are filled (stuffed) to add fullness to the back of the skirt.
In as is condition separations at the trim (can be easily repaired) and some staining under the arms. Some buttons have come off, however they have been saved with the garment.
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