Evening dress, side view. Worth, Paris, ca 1866. Kent State University Museum, USA.
Edwardian dress; I'd love to have a wedding dress like this <3
Edwardian Dress via http://wearing-history.com/EdwardianDress.htm
Three evening gowns of Queen Maud of Norway. 1907 - 1909.
If the colors used for the hand-tinting reflect those of the original gown, then this woman was making a statement that she wanted the right to vote! Purple symbolized dignity, white purity, and green hope.