Walking suit, Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Skirt has short train and is worn with bustle. Triangular pocket on right side of skirt, trimmed with buttons & cord lacing, was designed to hold parasol. Indianapolis Museum of Art
Wedding Dress 1870s The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Afternoon dress Design House: Augustine Martin & Company Designer: Augustine Martin (French) Date: ca. 1885 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 27 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume
1874 Princess Velvet & Silk Bustle Gown:This bustle gown is from a very short period of time. These became popular in 1874 and the design only lasted a few years. This dress is made of velvet, silk fabric, beads, and blond lace.
Dress, Mme Gabrielle: ca. silk faille dress "It was worn by Gertrude Ellen Dupuy who married Henry Shelton Sanford in both of wealthy American families. Gertrude was born in Philadelphia; they married in Paris and then lived in Brussels for a time.