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Silk and linen evening dress (back) by Herbert Luey, American, ca. 1890.

Dress, Evening Herbert Luey (American, Northfield, Massachusetts Brooklyn) Date: ca. 1890 Culture: American Medium: silk, linen - love this dress ♡

I love the front bodice & how the loose folds on the neckline contrast with the tight pleats on the bodice back. I particularly like how the top overskirt/train is pulled back & very loosely folded and draped.

Evening dress, American or French, ca. a shout out to the century before. Pale cream figured silk trimmed with lace. Philadelphia Museum of Art

Evening dress ca. 1850-55    From the Philadelphia Art Museum

Crinoline Evening Dress, ca. Evening dresses during the Crinoline period typically had much lower necklines and shorter sleeves than dresses worn in the day. Skirts were very voluminous. The fringe on the sleeves of this gown was very popular at the time

Evening dress 1902

Evening dress House of Worth (French, Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, Date: 1902 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal.


Evening dress, ca. Herbert Luey (American), silk and linen, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Worth is one of my top fashion designers--I love the ethereal qualities of this dress. Evening gown - Worth, 1900.

Beads of Sweat – hand-beading and sequin work

Ball Gown, House of Worth 1885 [probably wrongly dated - this definitively looks like the early French, Made of silk

Ball Gown.  1908.  Maker unknown.

Reminds me of Rose, from the Titanic Object Name Dress (Ball Gown) Date ca. 1908 Culture American Medium cotton, linen, silk Dimensions Length (from shoulder): 60 in.

gibson girl dress | plan my vision for the dress is a bodice based loosely on this dress

"Dress (Ball Gown), Jacques Doucet (French, Paris Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 17 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 76 in.