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Dress, Evening option 2  Date: ca. 1865  Culture: American  Medium: silk, mother-of-pearl

Olympe 1865 This is one of two extant dresses bearing a Mme. Olympe Boisse was a French-born New Orleans dressmaker who regularly traveled to Paris to keep abreast of.

historical clothing / 1866 sheer dress

1866 sheer dress, Summer WC, approx 1866 muslin bodice with embroidery, muslin skirt with vertical belt of green silk taffeta skirt to match the pattern. Typical silhouette - wide crinoline skirt on, high waist.

Replica of the gown worn by former Austrian Empress Elisabeth at her Hungarian coronation ceremony. 1867. Sisi Museum. Hofburg palace in Vienna.

A replica of the gown worn by former Austrian Empress Elisabeth at her Hungarian coronation ceremony is on display in the renovated "Sisi Museum" in the imperial Hofburg palace in Vienna July REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader (AUSTRIA SOCIETY)