Evening dress with tiered chiffon skirt, American, ca. Made for movement & dancing. Three layers of silk chiffon cut with handkerchief hem, with many points hanging down from substantial width of beading. Above this floating base, bodice hangs smooth
Detail cuffs caraco jacket, c. 1740-50s. Sky blue brocaded silk (probably Spitalfields) with gold and silver leaf scrolls and floral motifs in coloured silk. Winged cuffs, short peplum skirt with two faux pockets.