Dress, Germany, ca. 1866. Silk taffeta. Three pieces—skirt, day bodice, and evening bodice. Photo: Marion Mennicken/Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln. Museum of Applied Art, Cologne, via Kulturelles Erbe Koeln jαɢlαdy
1883 dinner gown, progress shot. Used Truly Victorian TV462, modified to add a peplum at the back. Overskirt is TV326, the Hermione overskirt, hitched up a bit in the front to more closely match the transition to the late bustle period. Foundation skirt is taken from Janet Arnold, with miles and miles and miles of lace basted onto it.
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