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Dinner dress 1855. I think Marmie would have worn this....

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Dress, Dinner Date: Culture: British Medium: silk, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 13 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 48 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mary Pierrepont Beckwith, 1969 Accession Number: b

Late 1850's early 1860's. Ball gown by the neckline. Sleeves cover the elbow, elegantly. For a woman of a certain age?

Crinoline evening dress - evenig dresses had lower neckline and shorter sleeves. French evening dress with swing motif,

Worth day dress, 1867 (back view).

Dress - Dress Designer: Depret (French) Date: Culture: French Medium: piña cloth, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 13 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 61 in. cm) Waist (c): 25 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Elizabeth R.

Dress    Date:      1858–62

Back of dress pinned nearby. This very full skirt would have been achieved with the use of a cage crinoline below, a wire contraption women of my novels timeframe were luckily not yet subjected to.

1850–55 Culture: American Medium: silk

Evening dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mae Schenck, 1963 Accession Number:

Dress 1860-1861

One of the loveliest peach ballgowns ever! This one is from the Met Museum and dates to around .: C O S T U M E Empire Fashion,Dress details

24 Most Refined And Visually Stimulating Steampunk Women Dresses

24 Most Refined And Visually Stimulating Steampunk Women Dresses

Victorian Steampunk Black Satin Corset with White & Black Bustle Skirt: corset is boned with steel boning. Has front busks (opening) and back lacing with 20 grommets. Skirt is taffeta Victorian damask black and white bustle skirt.

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If you don't have any gothic fashion sense, this article is for you. There is absolutely no reason for you to look like a gothic fashion disaster.

Victorian women's fashion

While white is now de rigueur for bridal attire, the fashion for white wedding gowns originated only in the late century. This dress is a good example of the more practical century practice of brides wearing colored gowns for weddings.

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