Historical Fashion: Gay Nineties (1890-1905)
Patterned fawn and ecru silk shirtwaist with ecru linen collar and cuffs, American, 1890s.
Striped blue cotton and linen shirtwaist with white collar and cuffs, American, 1890s.
Bronze silk dress (front), American, 1893-94.
Pale blue-green silk visiting dress (skirt), probably American, 1890-93.
Pale blue-green silk visiting dress (bodice), probably American, 1890-93.
Beaded burgundy and pink silk satin and velvet afternoon dress, American, ca. 1895.
Navy wool jacket, by Lord & Taylor, American, 1893-94.
Green silk and wool walking suit (front), probably American, 1897-98.
Purple wool and silk suit with metallic thread embroidery (front, without jacket), by James McCreary and Co., American, 1894-96.
Silk dress with beaded collar (back), by House of Worth, French, 1890-95. Worn by Queen Margherita of Savoy. Tirelli Trappetti Foundation.