Attractive and elegant - a great combination! Fabulous fitted and embel2/lished Victorian ensemble circa mid 1870's. The bustier has boned and fitted bodice with lovely lace overlay, black braid trim, lace, buttons, and a bow. The overskirt has rows of black lace in a striped effect and is bustled. All of this over a flowing long black taffeta underskirt trimmed with lace, beads, ruching, and flounces - so characteristic of the indulgent style of the late Victorians! Hook and eye back closure. Dry clean. Poly dupioni; Poly taffeta, poly lace. The models are wearing a crinoline, a choker, bustle, gloves, and jewelry, and carrying a fan, which are all priced separately. Recollections clothing is made in America.