Victorian Velvet & Silk  --  Manchester Art Gallery  --  Manchester, England

Dark wine-colored velvet, The long-waisted bodice exhibits lacing down front with high collar and red satin facing. The skirt incorporates a large bustle and pleats at the side, both heavily decorated with red glass beads and bugles.

Dress of purple Atlas silk with a kind of satin and insertion of yellow satin. Made in Augusta Lundin, Stockholm. 1880's. Nordic Museum inv No 255,476th

Dress of purple Atlas silk with a kind of satin and insertion of yellow satin. Made in Augusta Lundin, Stockholm. Nordic Museum inv No

Object Name: dress    Artist/Maker: Slater, Miss  Role in production: maker  Date: 1880-1882    Accession Number: 1947.4131  Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Object Name: dress Artist/Maker: Slater, Miss Role in production: maker Date: Accession Number: Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

1880-1890 Dress    © Manchester City Galleries

Lacing down front with high collar and red satin facing. Skirt : Large bustle and pleats at side, both heavily decorated with red glass beads and bugles. See Bonnet Art Gallery

Circa 1890

Herbert Luey Evening dress Met Museum ca. 1890 One of the cases where the back of the gown certainly exceeds the front. Such spectacular draping! This is what happens with proper fabric choice, ladies and gents.

OMG that dress!  Dinner Dress  1876  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dinner dress Date: ca. 1876 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Total Length: 56 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Theodore Fischer Ells, 1975 Accession Number: Met Museum

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