Authentic Victorian fashion. circa 1877.
Fashions From History - Lord and Taylor dinner dress
1878 Culture: British Medium: silk, cotton, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 26 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 59 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mary Pierrepont Beckwith, 1969 Accession Number: b
Circa 1880 silk and velvet bustle dress with fringe, claret-colored ottoman with self-piping, lace.
fripperiesandfobs: “Dress of Empress Maria Feodorovna, From the State Hermitage Museum ”
Le Moniteur de la Mode 1878
Love the pattern on the stripes and how they hang over the under skirt. Silk American Solid bodice with stiped skirt, stripes pulled up into bodice accents