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.

This day ensemble from 1891 or 1892 is housed at the Kyoto Institute. The bodice is made from cotton velvet, and the skirt is tartan.

This day ensemble from 1891 or 1892 is housed at the Kyoto Institute. The bodice is made from cotton velvet, and the skirt is tartan.

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

Walking dress in two parts (bodice and skirt), by Sartoria Giuseppa Giabbani Mode e Confezioni, Florence, c. 1891, at the Pitti Palace Costume Gallery. Via Europeana Fashion.

Walking dress in two parts (bodice and skirt), by Sartoria Giuseppa Giabbani Mode e Confezioni, Florence, c. 1891, at the Pitti Palace Costume Gallery. Via Europeana Fashion.

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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