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bride dress 1890 and 1892, both - from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

Wedding dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton, beads Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 11 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 63 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Ethel W.

Reception gown (or costume), Mme Ed. E. Thomé, ca. 1880; silk    Metropolitan Museum of Art 1998.271a, b; Gift of Richard Martin    Victorian fashion always contained some kind of historicizing element, and in the 1880s fashion’s focus was on the eighteenth century.  The pleats on the back of this dress are reminiscent of the sack back of a robe à la française, as are the lacy engageants; the pleated trim is a replica of that found on many historical gowns; and the compère front, with the…

Reception gown (or costume), Mme Ed. Thomé, ca. silk Metropolitan Museum of Art b; Gift of Richard Martin Victorian fashion always contained some kind of historicizing element, and in the fashion’s focus was on the eighteenth century.

1880 was a decade of severely tight and restrictive corsetry that was worn (or endured) under dresses with long boned bodices, tight sleeves and high necks.

Vintage Fashion Guild : Fashion Timeline : 1880 To Most likely won't make a comeback, but I do love it!

Dress, side/back view. Date: 1876–77 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: 1981.245.3 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress - Dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 81 in. cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1981

Wedding dress Date: 1879 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: 2009.300.3017

Wedding dress Date: 1879 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 80 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.

wedding dress skirt - This blue dress was worn as a wedding dress. The skirt and bodice are separate. It has white lace trimming around the edge of the bodice and the cuffs. It is interesting to compare the design of this dress to number 247/1977/1 as they are from the same period and have some similarities. - Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter

Wedding dress skirt Made from silk, grosgrain. England, 1870 Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery and Exeter City Council

Wedding Ensemble  c. 1880 (Side)  From The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Wedding ensemble Date: 1880 Culture: American Medium: (a) silk, beads (b, c) silk, leather. Sideway by polly

Tea gown (back view) Date: ca. 1900 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton Accession Number: C.I.49.2.2

Dress (Tea Gown) Date: ca. 1900 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 80 in.

Afternoon dress ca. 1888 From the Kent State University Museum Pinterest

Afternoon dress ca. 1888 From the Kent State University Museum... (Fripperies and Fobs)

Afternoon dress ca. 1888 From the Kent State University Museum Pinterest

Wedding dress, 1880 United Kingdom (England), the Bowes Museum:

1880 Wedding Dress Culture: English Medium: satin, silk Cream silk wedding dress trimmed with white satin ribbon bows.

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