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Catalog Number 2000.09.1-4
Object Name Mardi Gras Costume
Description Mardi Gras costume. Princess of St. Petersburg. Red velvet trained dress. Strapless bodice with long fitted torso attached to a gathered skirt. The skirt is trimmed with a deep order of ermine type cloth decorated with two bands of blue sequins and dotted with rhinestones and jewels. The bodice and upper part of the skirt are trimmed with sequins and a Maltese cross design. .2: Cape. Made of the ermine-like material studded with rhinestones. The cape has a stand up collar. .3: Muff, Made of the ermine-like material studded with rhinestones trimmed with ermine tails. .4: Necklace; red jewel-like stones separated by rhinestones on a velvet band. The second row of stones are attached to hang one loose from the band.
Date 1952
Accession number 2000.09
Title Mardi Gras costume
Material Velvet; Sequins; Rhinestones