Evening dress, Worth, 1883. Light blue & white floral silk moiré. Bodice has scooped neckline, pleating at shoulders, 3/4 sleeves. Lace trimming at neckline & cuffs; additional light blue faille trimming at cuffs. Center front button closure. Skirt has pleated front panel. Large light blue faille bow near bottom hem. Large bustle uses blue & white moir on proper left side and blue faille on proper right; bustle extends to become a train. Skirt hem trimmed w/lace & pleated blue faille.
1875-1877 two-piece cream wool trimmed with chocolate brown wool and tan silk, United Kingdom.
Silk Soft Black Cut Velvet 2-pieces Trained Gown with Handmade Ivory Lace Trim, c. 1880's.
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Dinner dress, Levillon, Paris, ca. 1875. Burgundy silk brocade and purple silk satin with beadwork. Western Reserve Historical Society: “This two-piece dress of rich tones in complimentary textures embodies the Victorian belief that dress should add to one’s elegance. It was custom made in Paris.”
Reception gown, Worth, ca. 1877-78. Cincinnati Art Museum and Cincinnati Art Museum via AEQAI
WOOL COAT with APPLIQUE and FUR TRIM, EARLY 20th C. Light brown
One-piece day dress, no date (1875-1880?). Gray alpaca with trim of burgundy silk atlas and white cotton and lined in silk atlas. Closes up front with hooks eyes. Göteborg Stadsmuseum
Reception gown, Josephine H. Egan, New York, ca. 1875. Silk. Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo
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