~Day dress, Worth, ca. 1889~   Dark green wool and red-ground silk brocade. Bodice panelled with satin and edged with black moiré ribbon. Collar & cuffs faced with gold beaded tulle. Skirt has slightly draped front & flared back, with pleats. Mounted over green silk petticoat, boned & taped to bustle in back. Dress fastens at shoulder over boned green silk bodice lining. Victoria & Albert Museum

~Day dress, Worth, ca. 1889~ Dark green wool and red-ground silk brocade. Bodice panelled with satin and edged with black moiré ribbon. Collar & cuffs faced with gold beaded tulle. Skirt has slightly draped front & flared back, with pleats. Mounted over green silk petticoat, boned & taped to bustle in back. Dress fastens at shoulder over boned green silk bodice lining. Victoria & Albert Museum

Circa 1900 tape lace pink and ivory silk summer gown, with elaborate tasseled trim on the bodice and skirt. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.

Circa 1900 tape lace pink and ivory silk summer gown, with elaborate tasseled trim on the bodice and skirt. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.

Evening dress, Nanna Bagge, Stockholm, ca. 1890s. Two-piece pink silk rep embroidered in white and yellow. Hallwyl Museum via Wikimedia Commons

Evening dress, Nanna Bagge, Stockholm, ca. 1890s. Two-piece pink silk rep embroidered in white and yellow. Hallwyl Museum via Wikimedia Commons

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