October 24, 2011 960 × 1441 Ball dress in two parts American or French, about 1858, MFAB Ball dress in two parts, about 1858, American or French, MFA Boston
I’m giving it a 6/10. I would go higher but I don’t “get” those floraly thingies hanging down on either side from the waist. Is it trying to go Fancy Dress or is it a ballgown? Take away those floral things, add a jet necklace and bracelet and the rating goes up to a 9/10.