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Reception gown, Josephine H. Egan, New York, ca. 1875. Silk.  Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo by earlene

Circa 1875 silk reception gown, Josephine H. Egan, New York. Via Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo. - apparently period gown after all. I wonder if it's just a swap out of bodices?

Fashions of 1874

June fashions, 1874 England, The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine (Interesting juxtaposition of Western fashions foregrounded and Asian fashions backgrounded)

fripperiesandfobs: “Day dress ca. 1875 From the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag ”

Day dress ca. White cotton gauze printed with pink polka dots and solid pink ribbon underskirt; Gemeentemuseum den Haag via Europeana Fashions

Casey Fashion Plates Detail | Los Angeles Public Library L'Elegance Parisienne Date:  Thursday, July 1, 1875

Casey Fashion Plates Detail | Los Angeles Public Library L'Elegance Parisienne Date: Thursday, July 1, 1875

1870s A girl in a simple dress decorated with bows from the August 1876 edition of Journal des Demoiselles.

yeoldefashion: “ A girl in a simple dress decorated with bows from the August 1876 edition of Journal des Demoiselles.