Overview: This green silk velvet bodice and skirt was made in Baltimore, Maryland by Joel Gutman and Co. as noted on the labels in the bodice and skirt. It is c. 1902.
Construction: See supplemental pages.
Trim: See supplemental pages.
Provenance: Woven labels in skirt and bodice read Joel Gutman and Co. Baltimore, Maryland.
Damage: This ensemble is in good condition. The original waistband is missing and it seems to have been shortened from the original length, being stitched by machine through all layers for the new hem. Otherwise the garment is in wonderful condition with the embroidery and decoration still very beautiful.
Printer friendly garment information from the Costar collection.