victorian bustle dress | Victorian Bustle Day Dresses / Dress ca. 1885 From the Museum of Arts ...
Visiting dress belonging to Empress Maria Fyodorovna, Russia (?), 1886-87. Velvet, crepe de chine, silk, satin, lace. Collection of State Hermitage Museum.
Yellow silk dress trimmed with steel beads and fringe, American, ca. 1880, KSUM 1983.1.156.
Gorgeous afternoon dress by the House of Worth, circa 1884. Via the National Gallery of Victoria.
Wedding dress, 1874. Silk satin, taffeta. Maker unknown. Gift of Messrs. Charles B., Frank S., and Robert D. Elder.
Wedding gown, Worth, 1878. Boned bodice with deep center front busk point & basque tails. Undersleeve is ivory satin; upper sleeve is net covered w/pearl appliqués. To create slashed effect, satin bands applied over pearls. Self-fabric strips sewn over bands to simulate knots. Ivory satin cockades at elbows. Plain weave silk backing. Skirt front backed with silk taffeta. Two layers of self fabric used to create bustle. Museum of the City of New York
French Silk Evening Dress 1887–89 House of Worth Jean-Philippe Worth
1888 evening dress by Worth has a scoop sweetheart neckline, partlet. Quarter-length tight sleeves, V-waist, small bustle, and a close skirt.....Simply beautiful!
Day dress, Mrs. Francis (?), Britain, ca. 1885. Jacket bodice & skirt of jacquard-woven silk fastened with mother-of-pearl buttons & trimmed with dark blue silk satin decorated with honeycombing. Bodice lined with cotton & whalebone strips. Dense pattern of violets springing from bed of vine leaves. Design woven by powered jacquard loom & is example of good commercially-produced fabric. Victoria & Albert Museum by Wirth, L