Your dream of the perfect ball gown comes true! Divine colonial historical design has open square neckline and long v-shaped bodice with the eye-catching "criss-cross" effect -perfect for an evening dinner or dance with friends! The fancy dress is further embellished with fabric ruching and braid. The beautiful taffeta is paired with the rich satin center front insert and separate underskirt. The overskirt can be bustled in back or tied up at the sides,creating a pannier effect. Wide ruffled lace trims the underskirt and delicately trimmed sleeves. Truly exquisite! Poly taffeta and satin. Dry clean. Liesa is wearing an extra full crinoline underneath, and the dress is full enough to accommodate a hoop as well, which would give a more antebellum look to the gown. The extra full crinoline, the boots, gloves and jewelry are all priced separately. Recollections clothing is designed and made in America!