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An Charles Frederick Worth wedding gown worn around I loved the dramatic elaborate style to this dress and I also liked the soft baby pink colour of the garment. The ruffles of the dress give the dress more depth and texture.

Ballgown, ca 1860.

Ballgown, ca Poofy pink heaven! - can you imagine having to iron all that ruching? Wonderful example of the trim style used for whirling in delight on the dance floor.

Moda Victoriana : La Crinolina (1840- 1860s)

Victorian Dress, Evening Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Beatrice Collins, 1973

Portrait of Irma von Geijer nee von Hallwyl by Julius Kronberg, 1895

Portrait of Irma von Geijer nee von Hallwyl by Julius Kronberg, 1895

Later 1860s striped rose silk evening dress. "Fashion Forward" exhibit, Musee de Arts Decoratifs. Photo by Charity Calvin Armstead via Facebook.

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1845-1850 - Ball gown - Dark brown silk taffeta, frills, bugle beads

1845-1850 - Ball gown - Dark brown silk taffeta, frills, bugle beads

LIPSTICK RED PARTY GOWN, c. 1890

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Day dress, 1855 . From the Museo del Traje via the Museo del Romanticismo on Flickr. (via Fripperies & Fobs .)

fripperiesandfobs: Day dress, 1855 From the Museo del Traje via. (Fripperies and Fobs)

Evening Dress (with Pelerine): ca. 1857-1860, American, silk. "The female silhouette of the middle of the 19th century consisted of a fitted corseted bodice and wide full skirts. The conical skirts developed between the 1830s, when the high waist of the Empire silhouette was lowered and the skirts became more bell shaped, to the late 1860s, when the fullness of the skirts were pulled to the back and the bustle developed..."

Victorian Dress, Evening Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Beatrice Collins, 1973

Evening Dress, 1894, The Victoria & Albert Museum

1894 evening dress of embroidered silk velvet with glass beads and sequins, bead-embroidered net, lined with silk, tulle, boned

fashionsfromhistory: Jacket 1895-1905

Deep Royal Blue woman's jacket, circa Decorated with black cotton passementerie braid at the front lapels, around the collar edge, down center front, and around the hem to the back. Center back has a large motif as do the lower edges of sleeve hems.