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The bustle silhouette, although primarily associated with the second half of the century, originated in earlier fashions as a simple bump at the back of the dress, such as with late century mantuas and late early century Empire dresses

Day Dress with Color-Matched Lace Trim, ca. 1870-73

Day Dress with Color-Matched Lace Trim, ca. 1870-73

Afternoon dress, 1872.

1872 French silk Afternoon dress House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Medium: silk, mother-of-pearl, metal

Cream Silk, Cotton, and Leather Wedding Gown, American, 1880

Victorian Wedding Dress Moyen Date: ca. 1880 Culture: American Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.

Victorian gown #3 side view

Dress Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 23 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 43 in.

Uoll Gross - Robe de Soirée - Velours de Soie Bordeaux, Plumes et Perles de Jais - Vers 1885

American Ensemble, circa A luxurious combination of wine hued velvet, silk, and jet beading. Uoll Gross to be worn in an open top carriage, which was a social event for fashionable

1879 Maria Cristina de Habsburgo dress

1879 Maria Cristina de Habsburgo dress