A sapphire blue velvet day dress by Miss Blazeby of Portman Square, late 1880s. the waistband also with 74 Baker Street address, with embroidered buttons, Elizabethan style references to the shoulders, lace cuffs
1878 Dress, Canadian. Red shot silk bodice w/burgundy shell buttons at center, small revers collar, and neckband edged w/2 white net ruffles. Burgundy velvet bows on bodice and cuffs. Fitted sleeve w/gathering at elbow and cuff w/curved ends. Small peplum at center back. Lined w/cotton twill; boned. Foundation and asymmetrical over skirt of red shot silk. Knife pleat frill of silk at skirt bottom. Via Univ. of Alberta.