ball or dinner gown, circa mid-1830s, exhibits the popular fashion of the period with its wide neckline, small waist, bell shaped skirt and full "beret" sleeves, a variation of the gigot sleeve. It is made of rose silk bengaline.
Trendy is not always modest, but the "midi" trend is definitely the way to go when you want to be modest and fashionable at the same time. #StayClassy... TIP: a wide waist band helps define your mid section, making any skirt more figure faltering