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  • Julia Doyle

    Wedding dress, 1884 Canada, McCord Museum This was made for $4.00 by an Ontario dressmaker.  I can’t find what that would be in modern Canadian dollars, but given the similar value of Canadian and American dollars throughout history, I’ll assume it was something like $90 (95 USD).  Not that much, really.

  • RK Carboni

    inspiringdresses: Wedding Dress, ca. 1884, CanadianMcCord Museum This dress can be precisely dated to 1884, as it was made for and worn at a wedding that year. It shows the hallmark silhouette of the mid-1880s: the shelf-like bustle from which the skirt hangs vertically, and the fitted bodice with low pointed waistline, high collar and closely fitted sleeves. The horizontal knife-pleated trim on the skirt is found in many variations on dresses from this period. Burgundy was a very ...

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A gorgeous American-made wedding gown from 1884. The tightly fitted basque has a lovely keyhole closure under the high collar.

Victorian 1884 #historical #costume "Derailment of Hearts" I see Gladys wearing this for her household duties.

Dress, Evening Date: 1881–84 Culture: American or European Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CF (a) neckline to end of bodice): 14 in. (35.6 cm) Length (a) neckline to waistline): 8 x CB:16 x bust: 31 in. (20.3 x 40.6 x 78.7 cm) Length at CF (b): 49 x CB: 56 x waist: 21 x WAB: 133 in. (124.5 x 142.2 x 53.3 x 337.8 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Orme Wilson and R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor Wilson, 1949

Bustle dress, c.1883-1884. Material: Weight Silk, Silk Velvet. Etsy; FabGabs

Evening ensemble (image 3) | American | 1884 | no medium available | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 37.93a–d

Bustle dress ensemble, back view: 19th century 1885 worn at a wedding made of blue silk en velvet

c.1884-85 Bustle dress ensemble worn to a wedding in 1885, blue silk & velvet. I can so see me wearing this.