Two-piece dress, 1870. Pale blue silk. Bodice has button-down front with tiny dark blue crocheted buttons. Longer in back & pleated at side hips. Pleated pocket on side. Bustle skirt with draping and shirring. Slit up front to show ruffles and pleating of alternating shades of blue. Bright red silk trim around jacket, pocket, collar, sleeve edges, & ruffles. Fabric rosettes. Blue silk fringe at bodice & bustle. Towson Univ. Dep't of Theater Arts  loooove the colors

Two-piece dress, Pale blue silk. Bodice has button-down front with tiny dark blue crocheted buttons. Dep't of Theater Arts

Dinner dress A. Corbay (French) Date: 1873 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 22 in. (55.9 cm) Length at CB (b): 77 in. (195.6 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. James G. Flockhart, 1968

Dinner dress A. Corbay (French) Date: 1873 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 22 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 77 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Tail of dress. Victorian.

Good view of a bustle. Afternoon dress, around blue silk fringe trim, skirt with train. Musée d'Orsay exhibit, Impressionism and Fashion.

TRAJE VERDE 1868

I love me a good bustle. Date: 1868 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 24 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 60 in. cm) (c) Length at CB: 41 in.

A Stunning Dark RoyalBblue Victorian Dress & Matching Coat  --  1880  --  Via the Musee du Costume et de la Dentelle  --  Brussels, Belgium

A stunning dark royal blue Victorian dress with matching coat, Via the Musee du Costume et de la Dentelle.

Natural Form Bustle Gown 1879 -80

Historical costuming and vintage sewing projects, with dress diaries and research on period dress from the to the century.

Beautiful big 1870's bustle dress calls for an elliptical cage crinoline with a mini bustle cage resting over the elliptical cage. This is  super mega drama.

Visiting dress Emile Pingat (French, active Date: ca. 1872 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credi.

Day dress, 1885From the Museu del Disseny

Day dress, 1885From the Museu del Disseny (Fripperies and Fobs)

Robe à tournure d'après-midi

Robe à tournure d'après-midi circa late

Grey silk taffeta and velvet ensemble (front view), 1868-70. Ensemble consisting of a bodice, skirt and sleeveless jacket. Said to have been worn by a "city merchant's wife".

Ensemble consisting of a bodice, skirt and sleeveless jacket. Artist/Photographer/Maker Unknown Date 1868 AD - 1870 AD

Reception gown, Josephine H. Egan, New York, ca. 1875. Silk.  Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo by earlene

Circa 1875 silk reception gown, Josephine H. Egan, New York. Via Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo. - apparently period gown after all. I wonder if it's just a swap out of bodices?

Purple and white organdy dress with grid pattern, circa 1870s. Via Christie's

sold by Christies, a purple and white checked organdy dress with wide-sleeved bodice over a sleeveless blouse, and with elaborately draped double bustle. Via Christie's.

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