KCI says: White kimono fabric of figured shibori silk satin; embroidery of wisteria* chrysanthemum* peony* and Chinese fan motifs in metallic threads .This dress was remade from a Japanese kimono in London fashion tips
Black court dress, Empress Elisabeth (Sissy) Manufacturer: Fanni Scheiner Owner: Empress Elisabeth (Sissy) daughter of Maximilian of Bavaria Wittelsbach 1837 - 1898 Black court dress of Empress Elisabeth Vienna about 1885
Cream satin, with silk chiffon and crepe de chine trimmed with Honiton and guipure lace, orange velvet and silver sequins. The pouched bodice and flared, trained skirt give the fashionable sweeping curves associated with the Edwardian age.
Afternoon dress Design House: Augustine Martin & Company Designer: Augustine Martin (French) Date: ca. 1885 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 27 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume
Dress Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 19 in. cm) Length at CF (a): 15 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 45 in. cm) Length at CF (b): 43 in. cm) Width at Bottom (b): 78 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.