Walking dress, Bohemia, circa 1885. Brown cotton canvas with brown velvet trim, machine-sewn. Boned, fitted, and lined bodice with lace inset, standup collar, and 11 hidden pearl buttons. Bustle skirt lined in oilcloth. Via North Bohemian Museum.
Dress, Baden, Germany, ca. 1875-80. Lace and silk. Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe
Due splendidi abiti d’epoca
1885 Day Dress Culture: American Medium: silk taffeta, velvet, satin Brown silk taffeta and brown velvet flowers cut to rust satin day dress. Long waisted bodice with standing collar of cut velvet, velvet lapel on left and inset at waist, dickie of gathered silk with buttons on right, sleeve with puffed shoulder and fitted lower arm with velvet cuff. The skirt with pleated front and velvet inset on left side, overskirt draped over hip.
Abito in due pezzi (corpino e gonna) in taffetas e velluto rigato, entrambi in seta. Nella parte posteriore della gonna e' cucito un cuscino imbottito di crine a sostenere la tournure.Abiti Antichi- Abito 138
Mourning dress, 1885-1890. I like something along this lines for Mrs. Carmichael
Date: early 1880s Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 32 1/2 in. (82.6 cm) (b) Length at CB: 60 in. (152.4 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles D. Dickey, Mrs. Louis Curtis, Jr., and Mr. S. Sloan Colt, 1957 Accession Number: C.I.57.15.4a, bEvening dress