I am pinning this, not for the sentiment, although it is a nice one, but rather because I am pretty sure that Oscar Wilde, who died in was not writing about fancy cars considering they were invented in the and not mass produced until the early century.
Bustle gown with ball and dinner bodices, by Charles Frederick Worth, c. 1885, Vintage Textile. Silk brocade, silk satin, cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs. Acquired by the Phoenix Art Museum Collection in 2007 for the exhibit "After Dark: 100 Years of the Evening Dress." See VintageTextile.com on Facebook.