A magnificent light blue silk crinoline two piece evening gown. The skirt has a short train and is embroidered in white with classical motifs, the bodice has similar embroidery and is trimmed with lace.
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
Dress Date: ca. 1870 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 21 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 46 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 31 in. cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1980 Accession Number:
Day dress, circa of silk taffeta in a steel gray and black stripe. It consists of a basque bodice embellished with ruffles lined in cotton and also a skirt embellished with ruffles. Internal ribbons can adjust the volume of the bustle. Via Au Temps Jadis.