Walking suit ca. 1870s. Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Skirt has short train and is worn with bustle. Triangular pocket on right side of skirt, trimmed with buttons & cord lacing, was designed to hold parasol. Indianapolis Museum of Art:

Walking suit, Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Skirt has short train and is worn with bustle. Triangular pocket on right side of skirt, trimmed with buttons & cord lacing, was designed to hold parasol. Indianapolis Museum of Art

Dafodils

Tea gown, Philadelphia, circa Beige silk lined with yellow silk satin; Hand-embroidered with daffodils. Small glass beads form the center of the flowers. Front opening with hook & eye fasteners. American Museum in Britain

Mistress of Disguise: Western Fashion in Japan in the Bustle Era

KCI says: White kimono fabric of figured shibori silk satin; embroidery of wisteria* chrysanthemum* peony* and Chinese fan motifs in metallic threads .This dress was remade from a Japanese kimono in London fashion tips

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possibly modified in early Silk taffeta in cinnamon brocade figured with ivory floral sprays. Bodice has low curved basque in front and broad pleats in back, is edged in ruffled pleats

U.S.: Illinois, Chicago Dress, day: bodice (woman's) c. 1870 - 1875 Twill weave; Crochet; Wrapped Silk taffeta

ephemeral-elegance: Day Dress, ca. via Henry Art. (Not an Early Era bustle dress. This is from the Natural Form Era, which started in

1880 silk taffeta and velvet dress, back view

1880 silk taffeta and velvet dress, back view. OMG, I can totally see where Walter Plunkett got the inspiration for Scarlett O'Hara's black-and-white striped dress from GWTW!

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