Walking dressWalking dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 25 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 60 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 48 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
KCI says: White kimono fabric of figured shibori silk satin; embroidery of wisteria* chrysanthemum* peony* and Chinese fan motifs in metallic threads .This dress was remade from a Japanese kimono in London fashion tips
Afternoon dress, 1885 The passementerie on this elegant dress is clearly influenced by the Arts and Crafts design aesthetic which was extremely popular 1880 and This is an excellent example of how a movement which is mostly based in architecture and
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
During the Middle Bustle Era, the weight of the dress moves down the body. The silhouette of the dress becomes much more form fitting and may include a long train. These dresses were typically in darker colors.