Home WomensFashion 1883 Day Dress Emile Pingat Culture: French Medium: silk satin, silk jacquard, steel, cotton The ensemble is missing an overskirt. The bodice is cut in the tailor made style, fitted with button closures, cuffed sleeves and a variation of a tail like a mans tail coat. The tabs of silk at the cuffs and the panings of blue satin holding a drape of pale green satin at the hips are features used in the Renaissance.