• Image of the pleats that creates the rounded sides of the skirt.
    The pleats create the curvature of the sides.
  • Image of what we believe is the front of the skirt.
    Probably the front of the skirt.
  • Image of what is most likely the back of the skirt.
    And this is, most likely, the back.

An Altered Skirt

The sides of the skirt are created using pleats in order to achieve the intended curvature. The skirt originally had openings at the sides, decorated with lace. At a later date, the opening has been altered and a slit created. It is now uncertain what side of the skirt was at the front.