Full image caption
Purple silk and cotton two piece dress with matching cape. Purple corded silk and cotton mixture wide skirt constructed in panels fitting onto a narrow waistband of satin ribbon and fastening with hooks and eyes. Purple corded silk and cotton mixture cape constructed in panels with separate sleeve sections. The dress has a small stand-up collar, trimmed lavishly with black ruffled lace and on the back panels with black sequins and beadwork designs.
© Museum of London