1857-1860 Italian court ensemble (Metropolitan Museum) bodice, fleures des lys

The bodice of the 1857-1860 Italian court dress has strips of typical gold thread floral embroidery and embroidered fleures des lys.

Keywords:  1857, Italian, straight neckline, modesty piece, lace, quarter length flared sleeves, vee waistline, crinoline, train

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