Gorgeous walking dress 'Caroline would've worn in the Civil War Era in The Quilted Heart omnibus.
Stunning Dress c. Faces of the Victorian Era
fashion plate -rows of buttons detail + tournure
Dress, England, ca. Plain-weave silk with warp-float & supplementary weft patterning, and silk satin. (The dress Maybelle wears when she first meets her husband)
Example of patterned gown during the Bustle Period. fashion plate, beautiful striped dress from the bustle period. Also lovely as steampunk inspiration.
French catalog illustration, women's skirts, 1886 Victorian / steampunk bustle styles and over skirt inspiration
Mustard Day Dress, beaded trim along the bodice seams and skirt edges. Also decorative detailed buttons along skirt edge. - perfect for Libby
Date: ca. 1887 Culture: American Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 22 in. cm) Length at Side Seam (b): 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Anne L. Maxwell, in memory of her mother, Julia H. Lawrence, 1989 Accession Number: b
Day dress, late A red silk satin day dress with velvet panels, which would have been worn over a crinolette in order to give the correct fashionable silhouette.
1884 Godey s Lady s Book Fashion Plate