Skirt, dark blue wool with black grosgrain ribbon at waistline and black piping trim with six sets of four black covered buttons on the hips (three on front and three on the back; hook and eye closure on right hand side; label inside back: Babbitt- Taylor- Lane Co. Detroit (note attached says it was made by Ella Elgar Bird Dumont). Skirt belonged to Ella Elgar Bird Dumont's daughter, Bessie Adell Bird, (made by Ella).
Waist: 25 in (63.5 cm) ; L. 42 in (106.26 cm) ; Approx. Circum. at Hemline: 148 in (374.44 cm)
Place of Origin
Gift to Texas Memorial Museum from Kerrie Hyman, 2009.