Ball gown (Bodice and skirt) Date: ca. 1880 Media: Raspberry Silk Rep, Silk Velvet, Cotton, And Lace Accession Number: 61.20a-b Low square-necked bodice trimmed at neckline and cuffs with velvet and pleated silk ruffles. Button front, CB velvet bow at waist. Front skirt draped to side front velvet panels, flounced hem and bustle.
Woman's dress: bodice and skirt Date: ca. 1880 Media: Red And Black Brocade, Satin, And Lace Country: United States Accession Number: 78.72.2a-b Button front bodice with low square neckline and 3/4 length sleeves.Trimmed at neck, Cf, waist and cuffs with black lace. Trimmed at cuffs and CB with loops of red and black ribbon. Brocade skirt has red/black shot silk bustle , black lace and ribbons trim left front.
BROWN SILK BUSTLE DRESS, 1880s Chocolate brown faille & brown velvet cut to copper satin in small grape clusters, bodice w/ copper round bead trim & ecru lace, pleated a-symmetrical skirt, silk fringe trim on 1 panel.
STRIPED SILK DAY DRESS, 1875 Black taffeta with white pinstripe trimmed in black satin, long boned bodice having buttons inlaid with mother of pearl flowers, ruched bustle skirt with self bows, satin band and silk fringe - whitakerauction