Period accurate 1885 Visiting Dress created & hand sewn by fashion designer John Burbidge: deep red silk satin & velvet bustle skirt & jacket, lace blouse, fringed & tasseled over skirt, includes matching parasol & hat, shoes.
Evening dress 1898 of American origin. Ivory satin gown sweeps back into a short semi-circular train. Skirt is overlaid with finely embroidered & beaded black lace. In addition, a black lace & ivory satin bolero jacket sets off this piece ~ long sleeves.