Tea gown ca. late 1890s. Photos: Jon Stokes. The John Bright Collection

Tea gown ca. late 1890s. Photos: Jon Stokes. The John Bright Collection

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Portrait of Edith Kingdon Gould, by Chartran, 1898 (above), showing the sitter wearing a red velvet evening gown, by Worth, also made in 1898 (below). Photos via the Irenebrination blog.

Portrait of Edith Kingdon Gould, by Chartran, 1898 (above), showing the sitter wearing a red velvet evening gown, by Worth, also made in 1898 (below). Photos via the Irenebrination blog.

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1887: Anne & Gilbert get engaged, and she takes the principal position at Summerside & stays at Windy Poplars  dress  1887-1888

1887: Anne & Gilbert get engaged, and she takes the principal position at Summerside & stays at Windy Poplars dress 1887-1888

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Dress Date: 1891–92 Culture: American Medium: cotton, silk Accession Number: C.I.62.36.3a, b

Dress Date: 1891–92 Culture: American Medium: cotton, silk Accession Number: C.I.62.36.3a, b

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Dress, 1890s. Two-piece gray silk faille. Boned bodice covered in pleated black chiffon with sequins and crystal beads. Back chiffon insert with cream tape lace. Sleeves puffed front and back, ruffled collar with back bow, ruffled cuff. Skirt lined in polished cotton with velvet hem band. Whitaker Auctions.

Dress, 1890s. Two-piece gray silk faille. Boned bodice covered in pleated black chiffon with sequins and crystal beads. Back chiffon insert with cream tape lace. Sleeves puffed front and back, ruffled collar with back bow, ruffled cuff. Skirt lined in polished cotton with velvet hem band. Whitaker Auctions.

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• Carrdia fashion...epitomizes Shayleen's apparel when working. (SDVDW: 1890s-1905 Gibson Girl Era Clothing Links)

• Carrdia fashion...epitomizes Shayleen's apparel when working. (SDVDW: 1890s-1905 Gibson Girl Era Clothing Links)

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Tailored walking suit ca. late 1890s. Front wild mussel shell button, velvet facing on collar, puffy sleeves at shoulders, slight padding at chest, shaped and fitted through bodice. Pink silk satin lining. Skirt with hook & eye closure, with gores & narrow waistband. Carolyn Forbes Textiles/ebay

Tailored walking suit ca. late 1890s. Front wild mussel shell button, velvet facing on collar, puffy sleeves at shoulders, slight padding at chest, shaped and fitted through bodice. Pink silk satin lining. Skirt with hook & eye closure, with gores & narrow waistband. Carolyn Forbes Textiles/ebay

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I could see Nell Sinclair wearing this day dress in TWO BRIDES TO MANY in her work with the Sisters of Mercy.

I could see Nell Sinclair wearing this day dress in TWO BRIDES TO MANY in her work with the Sisters of Mercy.

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