Crimson silk damask bodice has rounded neckline trimmed with black lace and puffed upper sleeves gathered below the elbow to a fitted lower sleeve. Sleeve cuffs have narrow black lace trim. Bodice is fitted at the waist with darts in the front and back. Bodice hem is straight across the front and has "v" notches at each side seam. Edge is trimmed with a band of narrow black velvet ribbon and narrow black lace ruffle. Bodice is lined with beige cotton twill fabric and fastens at center back with three snaps. An additional piece of 1.5" wide black net lace is gathered along the back upper edge and tacked to the back bodice at the waist. A gold-tone fan-shaped pin with red stone is attached to center front bodice.