Description: A) Fitted bodice of black silk covered in black silk netting. Intricate black jet beading and black sequin design around high standing collar and yoke. Long sleeves with matching net ruffle cuffs trimmed with three rows of black silk ribbon; black Alençon lace trim at wrist above ruffled cuff. Bodice front is loosely fitted and trimmed with three vertical rows of black silk ribbon at each side; back of bodice is trimmed with two vertical rows of black silk ribbon at each side. Center back hook & eye closure. Outer bodice is boned and has brown polished cotton lining; inner bodice of brown polished cotton. B) Skirt of black silk netting. Full length. Dress is trimmed two vertical rows of gathered black silk ribbon from waist to ruffle and has five Alençon black lace appliques on front. Twelve-inch ruffle at hemline is trimmed with four rows of black silk ribbon and has rows of gathered matching ribbon at top of ruffle and along bottom of hem. Center back opening with hook & eye on waistband.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design