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Ballgown ca. 1865. "The straw embroidery on this dress makes it particularly spectacular worn over a crinoline," says Europeana blog about photo (by Christa Losta), from the Vienna Museum.

from VintageDancer.com

Victorian Costume Dress- Civil War, Ball Gown, Dickens Fair

Victorian Costume Dress- Civil War, Ball Gown, Dickens Fair Dresses

United States, Wedding Dress, 1887 (detail) | Gift of Mrs. Frances Lamson Eaton, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred W. Lamson, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Whitney Lamson, Jr., Cincinnati Art Museum. | Wedded Perfection: Two Centuries of Wedding Gowns | Worn Through