brown wool `Amazone' or riding habit, circa 1835-8, the one-piece gown with triple row of satin covered buttons to the bodice, broad collar, the sleeves with pleated mancherons, elongated skirt for riding side-saddle, lined in brown cotton
Show at the Phoenix Art Museum Medieval-ism: Fashion's Romance with the Middle Ages. Unknown American or English designer. Changeant silk taffeta with silk laces and metal tips. Via Phoenix Art Museum. Photo by Ken Howie.