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Ball gown, worn by the young queen Victoria to the Stewart Ball in 1851.

Ballkleid, 1845/50, dunkelbrauner Seidentaft

Late 1870s/early 1880s Fan Trained Wedding Gown of Cream Silk Satin with Crystal Beading.

Evening Dress 1810, French, Made of cotton

Evening dress | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1780’s From the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

the changing silhouettes of womens' fashion between 1837 to 1902

"This "visiting dress," dated 1883, is made of wool. It is constructed of multiple pieces. The waist has eight fitted parts, six in back and two in front. The overskirt is draped from the bustle at the back where it falls in a train. The vest, cuffs, and ruffle around the bottom of the skirt are of red velvet."

Dress side detail. This dress was worn by Sarah Coke, who lived at Brookhill Hall, Pinxton, Derbyshire, at a fancydress ball in Nottingham in 1826. It was Sarah's "coming out" ball, her first social event as an adult, and the dress was supposed to represent the fashion of Charles II's time, and she wore her hair in ringlets, adorned with white ostrich feathers.

Sack-back gown.Bath, Fashion Museum c1740?

Habit a la Francaise c.1785 by Reine des Centfeuilles, masterpieces inspired by the 18thCentury

Waistcoat, c. 1734. Victoria and Albert Museum.

A grey moire taffeta ball gown trimmed with pink Sign In to see what this sold for A grey moire taffeta ball gown trimmed with pink silk, circa 1870, with pointed front bodice, the polonaised skirt draped and cascading from the back, (2) Condition report apron-like over skirt which is made of grey organza is very frayed and torn, brown water marks to moire skirt which is revealed below