29" figure, period accurate 1885 visiting dress created & hand sewn by fashion designer John Burbidge: deep red silk satin & velvet bustle skirt & jacket, lace blouse, fringed & tasseled over skirt, includes matching parasol & hat, shoes, undergarments, all excellent. This is one of 75 "ladies" each costumed in a 1860 through 1914 unique ensemble, as seen in the book "Les Petites Dames de Mode" & numerous museum presentations throughout the U.S.

Period accurate 1885 Visiting Dress created & hand sewn by fashion designer John Burbidge: deep red silk satin & velvet bustle skirt & jacket, lace blouse, fringed & tasseled over skirt, includes matching parasol & hat, shoes.

1887 American wool travelling dress. Lovely

1887 American wool travelling dress displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lovely trim on this dress

La Mode Francaise 1887

La Mode Francaise 1887

Day dress, Mrs. Francis (?), Britain, ca. 1885. Jacket bodice & skirt of jacquard-woven silk fastened with mother-of-pearl buttons & trimmed with dark blue silk satin decorated with honeycombing. Bodice lined with cotton & whalebone strips. Dense pattern of violets springing from bed of vine leaves. Design woven by powered jacquard loom & is example of good commercially-produced fabric. Victoria & Albert Museum

Dress

), Britain, ca. Jacket bodice & skirt of jacquard-woven silk fastened with mother-of-pearl buttons & trimmed with dark blue silk satin decorated with honeycombing. Bodice lined with cotton & whalebone strips.

Administration des Journaux de Modes 1883

Administration des Journaux de Modes 1883

Woman's Dress France, circa 1885 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Silk plain weave (taffeta) and silk plain weave with warp-float patterning and supplementary weft, and silk knotted tassel Center back bodice length: 25 in. (63.5 x cm); Center back skirt length: 39 in. (99.06 x cm). From LACMA.

France, circa silk plain weave (taffeta) and silk plain weave with warp-float patterning and supplementary weft, and silk knotted tassel. source: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

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