Evening dress, ca. Blue satin & century brocade with belt. In the the bustle was disappearing & skirts narrowed. To shift attention from the skirt, sleeves were emphasized. Puff sleeves, like those on this dress, will always remind me of
1865 French Silk evening dress at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - If you click the pin, you will see that this is actually an example of a transformation dress. Such a dress was made up of three pieces: a skirt, a day bodice and an evening bodi
Brocaded silk open robe and petticoat, of dark cinnamon silk brocaded with trails of ivory blooms, with original braid trimmed engageants, added gold satin trimming; with a quilted pale blue silk petticoat
Afternoon dress: Design House: House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Date: ca. 1875 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 28 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 61 in.