1885 Carriage Ensemble, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the Victorian era, riding in an open carriage was considered a social event, so one had to dress appropriately for it. Carriage ensembles had to not only protect against the cold, but they had to look good, as well.




Ensemble with Dolman (back view) Mme. Uoll Gross Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk, synthetic, jet, feather Accession Number: 2009.300.621a–e

Ensemble, House of Redfern, Paris, ca. 1887-89. Wool, silk, cotton, metallic thread. Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dinner Dress Made Of Silk - American c.1886

Cotton dress, circa 1882


Riding Jacket 1905, French, Made of silk

Evening ensemble, silk, 1890-5, American.

Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris) Date: 1862–65 Culture: French Medium: silk


~French Riding ensemble - c. 1905 - Silk, metal thread, ostrich feathers - Marking: 'Morin Blossier, Paris' and 'Her Majesty Queen Alexandra' - The Metropolitan Museum of Art~

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1868 clothes for a fashionable couple.

1881, American wool, linen, silk, mother-of-pearl Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Met

1887, American -BEADS.

Afternoon dress, c. 1888, Metropolitan Museum of Art, front view

ca. 1885

Dress, diagonal back view Date: ca. 1900 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: 1979.346.207 Metropolitan Museum of Art