Evening dress, Laferrière, ca. 1892. Yellow silk chiffon over yellow silk satin on front bodice and skirt, yellow silk satin back bodice and train embroidered with silver feathers in graduating sizes. Chiffon skirt with vertical yellow satin ribbons with bows below knee and trimmed with white silk flowers, as at shoulder and around back neckline. Kent State Univ. Museum

Evening dress, Laferrière, ca. 1892. Yellow silk chiffon over yellow silk satin on front bodice and skirt, yellow silk satin back bodice and train embroidered with silver feathers in graduating sizes. Chiffon skirt with vertical yellow satin ribbons with bows below knee and trimmed with white silk flowers, as at shoulder and around back neckline. Kent State Univ. Museum

Artista: François Brunery (Italiano, 1949/26) Título: Retrato de una dama elegante , 1889 Medio: óleo sobre lienzo Tamaño: 209,5 x 107,3 ​​cm. (82.5 x 42.2 in.)

Artista: François Brunery (Italiano, 1949/26) Título: Retrato de una dama elegante , 1889 Medio: óleo sobre lienzo Tamaño: 209,5 x 107,3 ​​cm. (82.5 x 42.2 in.)

1880s

Beautiful French Antique Large Hand Coloured Fashion Engraving Circa 1880's / Époque Vintage

Embroidery on a great gown of the 19th century follows Russian folk patterns

Embroidery on a great gown of the 19th century follows Russian folk patterns

On February 27, 1897, Kathleen O'Reilly was presented to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Lord Cadogan, at Dublin Castle. (This was next best to being presented to Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace.) Photo of Miss O'Reilly in her presentation gown, by Lafayette, courtesy of the BC Archives/Royal British Columbia Museum. The gown itself is now located at the Royal BC Museum. Photos of the gown, which is trimmed with lilies of the valley, are via http://bcheritage.ca/peh/team/tour/preserv.htm

On February 27, 1897, Kathleen O'Reilly was presented to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Lord Cadogan, at Dublin Castle. (This was next best to being presented to Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace.) Photo of Miss O'Reilly in her presentation gown, by Lafayette, courtesy of the BC Archives/Royal British Columbia Museum. The gown itself is now located at the Royal BC Museum. Photos of the gown, which is trimmed with lilies of the valley, are via http://bcheritage.ca/peh/team/tour/preserv.htm

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