Victorian Steampunk Black Satin Corset w/Double White & Black Damask Bustle Skirt. Corset is boned with steel stays, front busks, back lacing with 20 grommets. Taffeta damask skirt and short taffeta bustle skirt.
While white is now de rigueur for bridal attire, the fashion for white wedding gowns originated only in the late century. This dress is a good example of the more practical century practice of brides wearing colored gowns for weddings.