Victorian Dress 1870s-1900
Actress and socialite Lillie Langtry photographed by William Downey, 1885 - That silhouette!
Wool and silk taffeta Walking suit, circa 1890-1895, American. Looks like it can double as an ice skating outfit. Via Mint Museum.
Walking ensemble ca. 1880s. Woolen jacket, skirt, cape. Snugly fitted, boned bodice with wide collar, high neck, front closure inside & out. Lapels and cuffs of low-lustre ribbed silk satin. Smooth-front skirt with pleated back. Skirt & cape lined. Cape has deep flounce at neckline of ribbed silk satin & black bow closure with long streamers. Maire McLeod/Ruby Lane