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Dress, Canadian, 1878. Red shot silk bodice w/burgundy shell buttons at center; real opening at right w/16 hooks & eyelets. Small revers collar. Neckband edged w/2 white net ruffles. Burgundy velvet bows on bodice & cuffs. Fitted sleeve w/gathering at elbow & cuff w/curved ends. Small peplum at center back. Lined w/cotton twill; boned. Foundation & asymmetrical overskirt of red shot silk. Knife pleat frill of silk at skirt bottom. Univ. of Alberta

Skirt from dress (bodice and skirt) Date: 1880–1890 Media: Silk Satin And Damask, Metallic Lace Country: United States Accession Number: 1983.60.1b Skirt is draped to one hip, satin panel. Made for a bustle. Trimmed with an applique band of embroidered and beaded velvet to match bodice.

Gown: circa 1867, European or American, ribbed changeable silk, woven with floral sprigs, trimmed with solid silk fringe, lined with cotton, flounced over skirt, and attached belt.

Unknown Maker. Silk Dress. 1869–72. European. Side back view

1884-86 Dress, surah silk & velvet | Documentation Center Museum - Les Arts Décoratifs

SILK FAILLE BUSTLE DRESS, 1868-1872 3-piece cocoa brown & chestnut brown: peplum bodice, bell skirt & bustle overskirt, trimmed w/ ruffles, small & large functional & decorative buttons embroidered w/ stars, ruched bands & fringed bows, muslin bodice lining, glazed cotton & buckram skirt lining, B 35, W 23.5, (1 large skirt button missing, few seam areas unstitched, some ruched bands missing & unstitched, few small splits in bustle overskirt

Large elliptical hoop wedding gown in a bright dark pink silk worn by Vesta Cornish for her 1871 wedding. Very full skirt with waist gathers in the back is plain; set-in large bell-shaped sleeves; fitted bodice falls in V to the front and to a tail in the back; yoke, bodice bottom and sleeves trimmed with three rows of tucks and silk dark pink fringe; front button closure with dark pink crochet buttons; attached white lace collar with attached rectangle-shaped stone brooch.