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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.

Example of patterned gown during the Bustle Period. fashion plate, beautiful striped dress from the bustle period. Also lovely as steampunk inspiration.

Late -Bustle high and full with a narrow waist and tight fitting bodice. Fullness in the back with no train and a leaning stance

Supplement to The Young Ladies Journal, September No. 70 of the New Triple Paris Fashion Plates.

Grey cotton dress with draped apron front and black velvet trimming at collar and cuffs, late 1880s, at the Fashion Museum Bath. Photo courtesy of @Fashion_Museum on Twitter.

"""Grey cotton dress with draped apron front and black velvet trimming at collar and cuffs, late at the Fashion Museum of Bath"""

Dress Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 17 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 40 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Alexandra Francesca, 1955

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