I could've rocked these....
Evening dress, Worth, 1883. Light blue white floral silk moiré. Bodice has scooped neckline, pleating at shoulders, 3/4 sleeves. Lace trimming at neckline cuffs; additional light blue faille trimming at cuffs. Center front button closure. Skirt has pleated front panel. Large light blue faille bow near bottom hem. Large bustle uses blue white moir on proper left side and blue faille on proper right; bustle extends to become a train. Skirt hem trimmed w/lace pleated blue faille.
A truly magnificent 1860’s burgundy cashmere wool paisley print dress that has documentation. The old note reads “Paisley dress worn by Grandma Eckert at mother’s wedding.” The paisley pattern is designed in shades of orange, blue and black. The dress comes with it’s original paisley print belt. The armscyes and neck are piped. The bodice is lined with cotton and the lining has a hook and eye closure. The dress has a front button closure to mid hip area and the rest of the buttons are d...