Day dress, silk, Lizzie Henrietta Harris, W. H. McClelland and Company, Sydney, 1883.
The day dress consists of a tight-fitting bodice and a boned bustle skirt with a detachable train. The dress is made from green-gold shot silk and patterned with blue sprigs. The bodice is made from plain and patterned fabric with frogged lappets. The front of the bodice has four gold and silver coloured buttons, decorated with a floral motif, which hook together to close. The skirt of the dress has a built-in boned bustle within the patterned fabric and has vertical pleated panels of plain fabric. These panels, the bodice collar and cuffs are trimmed with cream lace. The dress has a detachable train which hooks under the back of the skirt for formal occasions. The dress is labeled 'McClelland and Company, 94 King Street, Sydney' on the waistband.