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Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society

Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery.

1880. Wow. This one is *gorgeous*. Not everyone would have been able to wear that russet color, though.

Dress Date: ca. 1880 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton, glass Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 32 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 39 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Marjorie Smith Wallace, 1982 Accession Number: b

Robe a la transformation, 1860 Canada (Montreal), McCord Museum

So simple - yet so beautifully seamed! An exquisite Canadian plaid/tartan evening gown from circa The popularity of plaid exploded after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert chose Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands as one of their royal residences

Start || Summer dress ca. 1860s

Cotton Striped Dress one piece powder blue striped muslin Summer dress with a fashionably pleated bodice, ruched sleeves, piped

Day dress ca. 1861-62. Two pieces. Bodice has round neckline, pagoda sleeves, and front closure with 12 buttons. Skirt comprises 8 panels with small ruffle at hem. Musée Galliera

Day dress, circa Two pieces. Bodice has round neckline, pagoda sleeves, and front closure with 12 buttons. Skirt comprises 8 panels with small ruffle at hem. Via Musée Galliera.