1869 silk Day Dress: 2-piece magenta silk faille, trimmed w/looped black braid, jet buttons, and black silk tassels. Bodice w/polonaise back. Augusta Auction's states this is Nellie Grant's dress. Nellie Grant (1855-1922) was the third child and only daughter of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant and First Lady Julia Grant. She would have been 14 in 1869.