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Stunning 1850-1860s dress, 3 pieces with soutache braid and eyelet trim, back bustle.

Lot # : 270 - Antique Brown and Cream Dress.

Dress, 1878, at the Met

Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

One-piece gray-green silk bustle dress with steel beads, circa 1880s. Bodice has tightly ruched front yoke and ruffled stand-up collar. Diagonal beaded band crosses front over pleats to left side. Narrow sleeves with beaded wrist. Skirt gathered in back into wide buckle with braided and cut steel design. Polished cotton underskirt with buckram hem lining with ties and belt for bustle pad. Via Whitaker Auctions. Auctions/LiveAuctioneers

Dress, c 1870-1880. Czech. Silk and cotton. Museum of Decorative...

The HoopSkirt Society

Jacques Doucet, Evening Dress with Japanese Floral Design, 1897

A Brief History of Floral Fabrics

Harriet Joyce and Percy Raven Sams, married 8 June 1899 V & A Museum

Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society

Day dress, circa 1883-1889. Dark green wool bodice and skirt, red and black stripe silk front trimming and cuffs. Via Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota.

Dress, probably Japanese, ca. 1887. Silk, silk satin, figured silk velvet. Chrysanthemum pattern. As part of Japan's "Europeanization" policy, women were encouraged to wear Western-style clothing, although the sash on this dress is distinctly reminiscent of the obi. Bunka Costume Museum

Day dress ca. 1880s. Two-piece silk faille with carnival bead trim. Boned bodice with small standup collar, pleated bib front, hidden self-buttons, & blue carnival bead medallions & fringe flanking bib at sleeve end. Skirt has 3 large box pleats in front, separated by 2 vertical bands of beadwork. Each pleat has beadwork swag. Whittaker Auctions/Live Auctioneers

1867-1870 Charles Frederick Worth, Taupe Silk Evening Dress with Rose Silk Trimmings, Paris.

Dress c.1878 Private collection via Auror Art and Soul

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Striped Brocaded Satin Bustle Reception Ball Dress Gown 1888. From ebay seller madaboutfans.

Fripperies and Fobs

Fripperies and Fobs

Fripperies and Fobs

Woman's Day Dress A. Morhange & Cie, Paris Geography: Made in Paris, France, Europe Date: c. 1885 Medium: Tan wool challis with embroidery, dark green silk faille, cotton and metallic thread lace Dimensions: Waist: 24 inches (61 cm) Accession Number: 1950-28-10a,b Philadelphia Museum of Art

ca. 1880 dress with sheer lace sleeves

The Ornamented Being

Two-piece wedding dress, American, 1886. Silk faille, ciselé velvet. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Day dress, ca. 1877-1882. Overdress has peach & tan floral print with long sleeves. Very fitted, with long seams from shoulder to hem (at knees), with no horizontal waist seam. Gathered at bottom with silk ribbons to look like a polonaise. Underskirt is straight and made of tan satin with many horizontal rows of tiny ruching. Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota

Two-piece day or dinner ensemble in deep blue, Emile Pingat, ca. 1883-85. Silk satin, silk jacquard, cut steel buttons, polished cotton lining. Overskirt missing. Bodice cut in "tailor-made" style, fitted with button closures, cuffed sleeves, & tail similar to a man's tail coat. Tabs of silk at cuffs and panings of blue satin holding drape of pale green satin at hips were features used in the Renaissance. Smith College Historic Clothing

Circa 1879 Maternity dress by Worth. Silk, metallic thread, silk velvet, machine-made lace, and cotton.

Grace King, ca. 1870-1874, via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art