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1895: Bicycle Costume | dress
Two-piece dress, French, ca. 1895. Silk in an Art Nouveau geometric pattern. Velvet sleeves in two colors. Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo
Fancy dress costume (side view) | Charles Frederick Worth (English, 1825-1895) | France, circa 1870 | Cream and blue silk taffeta, gold metallic, white silk tulle | This rare costume is in fact an authentic Turkish woman's ensemble, heavily embroidered in gold by Turkish artisans, that was refashioned at the House of Worth into the form-fitting silhouette of the 1870's | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Purple velvet coat, 1895-1900. Medieval-style collar. Entirely covered with dramatic sprays of an English wildflower called Sweet Cicely that are hand-embroidered in yellow and green silk, with petals of white felt. The influence of the Arts and Crafts movement is apparent in this coat.