Costume, circus, 'Parisian' dancer's dress with matching jacket, silk brocade/lace, maker and place unknown, 1880-1900
Dancer's costume, consisting of a dress and matching jacket of mint green silk brocade, trimmed with Spanish lace, this was the 'Parisian' costume of Maria Jandaschewsky.
(-1) Dress with cream silk bodice, elbow length puff sleeves, and a round neck, with a short, full skirt consisting of an overskirt of mint green sik brocade, with pink satin underskirt, gathered at the waist, around the waist is a black velvet cumberbund laced up the front with a gold metallic ribbon, attached to this is a small lace apron (hand embroidery on machine made net).
(-2) Jacket of mint green silk brocade, with fitted bodice, round, collarless neck, and 3/4 length puff sleeves, trimmed with lace at the neck, sleeves, and waist. The laces do not match, and that on the sleeves appears to be a modern, machine made replacement.