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Wedding dress ca. 1885. Satin and lace. Rear hemline trimmed with knots. Drouot Auctions via PB Fashion. Click through for bigger image.

Rear hemline trimmed with knots. Drouot Auctions via PB Fashion. Click through for bigger image.

Evening dress, Worth, ca. 1880-85. Pale blue & figured (narrow vertical stripes of coral-like motifs in darker blue) satin; bodice ending in tabs at front lower edge, pleated peplum in back, short full sleeves of figured satin, wired rolled collar of black velvet. Skirt has draped front panel ending in tabs with swags of grayish white silk & clear glass bead fringe. Draped apron front, sides, & back of figured satin, most of fullness of skirt in back. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Evening dress, Worth, ca. 1880-85. Pale blue & figured (narrow vertical stripes of coral-like motifs in darker blue) satin; bodice ending in tabs at front lower edge, pleated peplum in back, short full sleeves of figured satin, wired rolled collar of black velvet. Skirt has draped front panel ending in tabs with swags of grayish white silk & clear glass bead fringe. Draped apron front, sides, & back of figured satin, most of fullness of skirt in back. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Silk Bustled 1872 Visiting Dress,  A very showy original circa 1872 lady's two piece bustled visiting dress in a lovely dove gray silk faille that is trimmed in a pink silk satin.

Silk Bustled 1872 Visiting Dress, A very showy original circa 1872 lady's two piece bustled visiting dress in a lovely dove gray silk faille that is trimmed in a pink silk satin.

Ivory satin gown, ca.1880, with lavish beetlewing adornments. The skirt has tiers of fringes and the sleeves are shirred and gathered. Kerry Taylor Auctions

Ivory satin gown, circa with lavish beetle wing adornments. The skirt has tiers of fringes and the sleeves are shirred and gathered. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.

Regal 1880's Champagne Satin Bustle Wedding Dress w Pearl Trim | eBay

Regal 1880's Champagne Satin Bustle Wedding Dress w/Pearl Trim

Dress: 1876-1878, checkered silk, bodice lined in cotton, satin cuffs with scalloped edges, trimmed with piping and lace frill at wrist and neck, banded draped satin.

Dress: checkered silk, bodice lined in cotton, satin cuffs with scalloped edges, trimmed with piping and lace frill at wrist and neck, banded draped satin.

Afternoon dress, American, ca. 1885. Wool twill weave with wool & silk embroidery in long & short, satin, stem, and straight stitches and French knots; silk twill weave; lace. Philadelphia Museum of Art

Afternoon dress, American, ca. 1885. Wool twill weave with wool & silk embroidery in long & short, satin, stem, and straight stitches and French knots; silk twill weave; lace. Philadelphia Museum of Art

Reception dress, American, 1884. Silk brocade and satin weave, trimmed with chenille fringe.

Reception dress, American, Silk brocade and satin weave, trimmed with chenille fringe.

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