Woman's black two piece dress

Woman's two piece dress in black taffeta with black tatted lace decoration on bodice. Bodice is constructed with a front piece and a back piece with sleeves included. An underarm gusset allows more space in sleeve. Bodice has back closure with hooks and eyes. Bodice attaches to skirt with hooks and eyes. Skirt is constructed of 6 gores with 3 ruffles at base of hem and black velvet ruffled band above. Ankle length.

Year (or year range): 
1890-1908
Approximate era: 
1851-1900