Bodice, collection Alexandre Vassiliev, c. Notice the puffed sleve, not quite leg of mutton cut. The thereby more exaggerated tiny waist. The smocked V neckline reinforcing the curves and feminine form
Wine and Ivory Jacket “ Jacket made of heavy wool in wine and cream. Tight fitting, hip-length jacket with stand-up collar. Front attached vest is ornately trimmed with maroon machine embroidery.
cape, The John Bright Collection, UK
1907 Three-Piece Suit, (bodice, skirt, jacket) of wool Abiti Antichi
Visiting Dress, circa Two-piece gray silk faille. Boned bodice covered in pleated black chiffon with sequins and crystal beads. Sleeves puffed front and back, ruffled collar. Skirt lined in polished cotton with velvet hem band.
Corded silk walking dress, Finely ribbed slate blue silk two-piece ensemble, embellished with midnight blue velvet panels and cord trim, fastening with a long row of pearlized buttons to the fitted bodice.
Summer seaside dress, circa Two-piece light blue chambray with self-fabric belt, tiny mother of pearl buttons on front. All pieces are inset with navy blue embroidered white cotton bands. Via Augusta Auctions.
Forest Green Afternoon Gown, with brown velvet trim, Augusta Auction (this dress has silvery hues on the shoulders and it looks best on individuals that are leaning to cooler end of this season)
c Brown Faille Bodice fitted with many stays, fastening in front. Inverted folds of fabric at side front and back. Two piece sleeves with puffing at the top. Braid trimming at the front and lower edge, neckline and sleeves. Lined in heavy.