Visiting Dress, circa Two-piece gray silk faille. Boned bodice covered in pleated black chiffon with sequins and crystal beads. Sleeves puffed front and back, ruffled collar. Skirt lined in polished cotton with velvet hem band.
Beautiful trimmings, dress details: Ensemble, ca. Gray silk taffeta with black stripes and beige pleated silk satin. bodice and skirt lined in pink satin. Textile Museum & Documentation Center of Terrassa (IMATEX)
Crinoline Evening Dress, ca. Evening dresses during the Crinoline period typically had much lower necklines and shorter sleeves than dresses worn in the day. Skirts were very voluminous. The fringe on the sleeves of this gown was very popular at the time