Toilette de jour à traine vers 1878 Cette toilette de jour en taffetas gris vert et bengaline violette à rayures rouge vertes et creme est en une seul pièce il s'agit d'une robe fourreau entièrement doublée en coton marron glacé. Sa particularité qui en fait une pièce peu commune c'est sont double boutonnage sur le corsage et la jupe recouverte d'un grand plastron qui se boutonne de part et d'autre ainsi que le superbe travail du taffetas dentelé et passepoilée.

Toilette de jour a traine 1878 What a great way to use up random fabrics! See also the hot mess dress.

Original caption says "Seafoam green bustle 1880s"; But , based on the high waist and fullness of the skirts, it appears to me to be a first generation bustle (circa late 1860s, early 1870s). >>

Original caption says "Seafoam green bustle But , based on the high waist and fullness of the skirts, it appears to me to be a first generation bustle (circa early >>

A magnificent light blue silk 1860s 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. The colour is still fantastic , the overall impression is of a piece of Wedgewood.

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.

1869 Promenade dress

1869 Promenade Gown - reminds me of the dress Scarlett wears when she and Rhett take Bonnie out in the perambulator as a baby

Date: 1872–75 Culture: probably British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm) Length at CB (b): 48 1/2 in. (123.2 cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1986

Dress Date: Culture: probably British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 43 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 48 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1986 Accession Number: b

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Dress An fancy dress gown, incorporating ice blue brocaded satin, comprising bodice with deep curved front waist, cut high at the back with short tails, ruffled and gathered blue satin.

c.1879 red shot silk dress from University of Alberta

This reminds me of Mina's gowns in Dracula Dress, Canadian, Red shot silk bodice w/burgundy shell buttons at center

Royal Stuart Tartan with Green Fringe late 1860s #Tartan

Red tartan plaid silk taffeta dress with green fringe, c. late I still don't care for the silhouette of dresses, but the plaid was too much not to share.

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

Dress  1870  The Metropolitan 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, ca. 1874, of silk taffeta in a steel gray and black stripe. It consists of a basque bodice embellished with ruffles and lined in cotton and also a skirt embellished with ruffles. Internal ribbons can adjust the volume of the bustle. Au Temps Jadis

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.

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