American circa 1869-1870 three-piece day dress of ribbed silk or faille with silk satin ribbon trim. Skirt made from 8 gored or shaped panels, narrower at waist than at hem, which extends to long train. Pocket set in side seam of front skirt panel, which is covered by swag of separate over skirt. Via Smith College Historic Costumes.
Gold brocade ballgown, Two-piece, alternating faille and wide satin cream silk stripes. Heavy gold and silver metallic bobbin lace trim on back-lacing bodice, beige satin skirt train with tulle flounce.
Circa 1865 Three-piece cream chine taffeta with tiny black windowpane and warp printed floral, bodice having fringed teal taffeta trim, belt with large peplum, and undecorated skirt with buckram hem band. Via Whitaker Auctions. LOVE the teal trim!
Three-piece cream silk de chine taffeta with tiny black windowpane & warp-printed floral patterns. Bodice has fringed teal taffeta trim. Dress has a belt with large peplum and an undecorated skirt with buckram hem band.
Would make a great Pilgrimage dress. Evening Dress, circa Ivory silk taffeta set of bodice and skirt; worn over crinoline; chenille fringe on bodice, waist and back of skirt; embroidery of loops of flowers and leaves and black rectangles. Via KCI.
Linen taffeta dress, circa Bodice, shoulders, and cuffs trimmed with pleated taffeta ribbon in brown silk. Waistband reinforced with white cotton taffeta. Small pocket on left side. Via Museo del Traje.
White organza summer gown, circa late Bodice with turquoise molded glass buttons and pagoda sleeves. Skirt and apron over skirt edged with checkered blue and white silk organza flounces. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions/Invaluable.