Grand Wedding Gown from Paris, 1883. one-piece ivory silk faille having boned polonaise bodice with 3/4 sleeve trimmed in heavy chenille fringe with white beads. Closed on front with hooks and eyes and 10 ivory buttons. Underskirt draped in angled wide pleats over rows of ruffles comprised of pointed pleats, train edged in pleated ruffles and lace. Stiffened underskirt and attached bustle pad."Robes & Manteaux * Mme Biasse & Co. * Rue St-Honoré 398 Paris." antique-gown.com

This dress freaks me out. Grand Wedding Gown from Paris, one-piece ivory…

Afternoon dress

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

Afternoon Dress, House of Worth: ca. 1883-1884, satin, satin brocaded with  bouquets of flowers, chiffon. "The distinctive floral and organic patterns woven in Lyon for Worth became as much a house signature as customized design and workmanship. The highly dimensional rendering of the rose motifs is dramatically offset by the color depth of their background, causing them to project forward..."

Afternoon dress - The distinctive floral and organic patterns woven in Lyon for Worth became as much a house signature as the customized design and workmanship.

1884. Journal des Demoiselles, with five different images of women's hairstyles, hats and head coverings. This spring models are richly decorated with feathers, bows and other adornments, april 1884

Fashion Plate, April 1884 - A nice engraving from Journal des Demoiselles, No. with five different images of women's hairstyles, hats and head coverings. This spring models are richly decorated

Trephine Drill with ebony handle 19th C - Phisick | Medical Antiques

Trephine This trephine was a hand-powered drill with a cylindrical blade that was used to bore into the skull. The spike in the center was used to start the procedure and to hold the blade in place while cutting. Looks like a corkscrew.

Advertisement For "Louis" Velveteen Fabric And Redfern Ladies' Tailor.] From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Advertisement For "Louis" Velveteen Fabric And Redfern Ladies' Tailor.] From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Evening Toilette With High Bodice ; Evening Toilette With Low Bodice. From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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