Dinner dress, Levillon, Paris, ca. Burgundy silk brocade and purple silk satin with beadwork. Western Reserve Historical Society: “This two-piece dress of rich tones in complimentary textures embodies the Victorian belief that dress should add to on
bustle dress, based on Janet Arnold pattern. Northern College of Costume,
PARIS LABEL SILK AFTERNOON GOWN, c. 1880
French 1880-83 bustle day dress
1871 Le Moniteur de la Mode
Kimono dressing gown, c. This blue dressing gown began as a "furisode" or "swinging sleeves" kimono, a type worn only by young unmarried women, but was converted into a Victorian styled dress. For more information, click image.
Women 1886-1887, Plate 007 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates