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Blue silk wedding dress with lace yoke and cuffs, British (Wales), 1894. The brilliance of the blue comes from aniline dyes, which were synthetic dyes developed in 1856.

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Chocolate brown and navy blue silk brocade afternoon dress, c. 1895. via Augusta Auctions.

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Silk brocade and velvet afternoon dress, ca. 1897.

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Beaded black crocheted mourning cape (mantelet), with grosgrain ribbon ties and beaded chenille fringe trim, American, ca. 1890.

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Woman's brown and green tweed suit, by J.R. Dale & Co., British, 1896-1905. Tailor made suits were smart, practical and versatile outfits. The warm, durable tweed from which this suit is made suggests that it was worn for country walks and travelling.

Woman's brown and green tweed suit; c.1900, J.R. Dale & Co.

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Rust-colored silk velvet, satin, faille, taffeta, and brocade day dress (back), by Mme. Lambele de St. Omer, American (New York), ca. 1891-92. Smith College Historic Clothing.

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Rust-colored silk velvet, satin, faille, taffeta, and brocade day dress (front), by Mme. Lambele de St. Omer, American (New York), ca. 1891-92. Smith College Historic Clothing.

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Ornate wedding bodice (white silk taffeta, satin, and tulle with silk embroidery and silver mesh, rhinestone, pearl, and silver cording embellishment), by Weeks, American (Chicago), 1896. Worn as part of ensemble (with inner bodice, skirt, stockings, shoes, and wreath) by Florence Sanger Pullman for her wedding to Frank Orren Lowden on April 29, 1896.

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Gold-printed ivory silk afternoon dress with ecru lace and ivory satin ribbon trim, ca. 1895.

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Embroidered ivory silk satin evening dress, by House of Drécoll, Austrian, ca. 1897.

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Black and ivory silk chiffon evening dress, by House of Drécoll, Austrian, ca. 1890.

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Cotton gauze day dress with jet trim and lace cuffs and collar, ca. 1895. Sadira's Vintage/ebay

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Raspberry red linen summer ensemble, ca. 1890. Mary Quite Contrary

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Dotted cotton day dress with lace and silk ribbon trim, ca. 1890s.

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Bottle-green brocaded silk satin gown, by Charles Frederick Worth, French, ca. 1890-93.

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Purple wool tweed afternoon dress with black and yellow silk trim, American, 1894-96.

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Eggplant silk brocade and velvet dress, American, 1890s. San Diego History Center.

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Dark red silk moiré winter walking or reception/day dress, 1891-95.

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Striped cotton shirtwaist with detachable collar, American, 1899-1902.

Shirtwaist | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Printed pink shirtwaist with white collar and cuffs, American, 1896-98.

Shirtwaist | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Printed blue cotton shirtwaist with white collar and cuffs, American, 1896-98.

Shirtwaist | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Silk and lace shirtwaist, American, ca. 1895.

Shirtwaist | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Sleeveless silk shirtwaist, American, 1898-99.

Shirtwaist | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Patterned fawn and ecru silk shirtwaist with ecru linen collar and cuffs, American, 1890s.

Shirtwaist | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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White linen shirtwaist with ruffled fichu, American, 1890s.

Shirtwaist | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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