Dress (image 2) | 1880 | silk satin | Augusta Auctions | November 11, 2015/Lot2

ca navy silk satin, bodice & bustle skirt trimmed w/ navy & copper striped ribbon Augusta Auctions

silk & cotton net lace wedding bustle dress by bustlelady, via Flickr

silk & cotton net lace wedding bustle dress by bustlelady, I really like the idea of the gathered layers and the swept up front like this

Victorian Clothing at Vintage Textile: Taffeta bustle dress from the Lincoln Hill estate, 1870s

Victorian Clothing at Vintage Textile: Taffeta bustle dress from the Lincoln Hill estate,

Printed paisley wool dress, ca. 1885, Fashion History Museum

Dress, American, ca. Fashion History Museum, Ontario, via A Vintage Ramble Paisley! I have to look at actual examples of historic clothing frequently to remind myself of the colorful prints and stripes that were used.

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