Black lace over ecru silk taffeta, two piece gown of Mrs. Cushman K. Davis, (Minn. Governor's Wife). Severe mono bosom bodice with high standing collar, dropped netted yoke with tucked lace and lace applique on silk. Modified leg of mutton sleeve. Center back closure. Skirt is wide gored lisse with fullness at center back and netted ribbon lace dropping into tucked ribbon lace flounces. Silk ruffled petticoat has lisse over petticoat.