1880's Fashion

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Victorian fashion 1887.

My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck By Lightning

carolathhabsburg: “Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna (right) with siblings, Pss Alexandra of Wales and King George I of Greece. Denmark, 1887. ”

1883 Victorian gown

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fashionsfromhistory: Dress c.1885 Philadelphia Museum of Art

Historical Accuracy Reincarnated

fashionsfromhistory: “Dress c.1885 Philadelphia Museum of Art ”

Day dress ca. 1880s. Deep midnight blue silk brocade with ivory pleated silk inside sleeves and silk-covered buttons. Closes with hooks & eyes. svpmeow1/ebay

Day dress ca. 1880s. Deep midnight blue silk brocade with ivory pleated silk inside sleeves and silk-covered buttons. Closes with hooks & eyes. svpmeow1/ebay

1880′s fancy dress – it’s electric! - The Dreamstress

I’ve been itching to show off this dress for ages. It’s from the collection of the Museum of the City of New York. I saw (and photographed) it over five years ago, during their Glamour, New York Style exhibition. I have searched at length, and cannot find any better contemporary images of this dress on the internet, so the best I can give you are my shaky photos taken without flash (and with the museum’s permission) in 2005. Luckily, there is lots of information on the dress on the internet…

Evening ensemble House of Worth, c.1888.

House of Worth | Evening ensemble | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The bustle silhouette, although primarily associated with the second half of the 19th century, originated in earlier fashions as a simple bump at the back of the dress, such as with late 17th-early 18th century mantuas and late 18th- early 19th century Empire dresses

Evening Dress - Charles Fredrick Worth, 1885-1890 - The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Evening Dress Charles Fredrick Worth, 1885-1890 The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1880’s Bronze Moire Saloon Girl Dress

Lady-Gray-Dreams

abbynormalchristian: “ missingsisterstill: “ 1880’s Bronze Moire Saloon Girl Dress ” So pretty… ”