TRIM DETAILS Walking suit, Redfern Paris, ca. Brown felted wool with black soutache braid and astrakhan trim. Fitted, boned bodice with side buttoning; skirt with fullness at the back; matching bonnet by Louise & Co of Regent Street, London.
Charles Frederick Worth Visite Paris, c. 1885 ‘Off-white silk faille; braid trimming with wooden bead wrapped by silk threads. A visite was a woman’s cape-like outdoor garment. From "Fashion: The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute" - by Akiko Fukai