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Belle Époque Paris: Tea-gown, de Ré­jane 1898 – 1899.  Dress in white cotton, cotton mechanic lace, flower embroidery design. © Eric Emo / Galliera / Roger-Viollet

edwardian-time-machine: Tea-gown, de Ré­jane 1898 – Dress in white cotton, white cotton mechanic lace, white flower embroidery design (roses).

Paris Silver Brocade & Lace Tea Gown, c 1912 by Banphrionsa

PARIS SILVER BROCADE & LACE TEA GOWN (side view), c. 1912 Shell pink silk charmeuse w/ delicate silver metallic brocade border & large panels of tambour embroidered net, label, "Agnes Rue Louis-le-Grand, Paris.

1880 was a decade of severely tight and restrictive corsetry that was worn (or endured) under dresses with long boned bodices, tight sleeves and high necks.

Vintage Fashion Guild : Fashion Timeline : 1880 To Most likely won't make a comeback, but I do love it!

Tea Gown   c.1880's  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

After a hard day at the mercy of a corset, well-to-do ladies found welcome relief in the tea gown. Worn for an informal afternoon entertaining friends, or dinner at home with family, the tea gown

1890 tea gown

Dress (Tea Gown) Date: 1890 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miss Betty Freese, 1944 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display

Tea gown  House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956)  Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris) Date: ca. 1880 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 60 in. (152.4 cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Kyoto Costume Institute Gift, 1981

Tea gown House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Date: ca. 1880 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 60 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Kyoto Costume Institute Gift, 1981

Wedding dress, ca. 1890-91  From the Cincinnati Art Museum

Wedding Dress: Bodice And Skirt Artist/Maker:Elizabeth Galvin (American, active designer/maker Date:Circa 1891 Place:Cincinnati/Ohio/United States

Tea Gown 1900 The Victoria  Albert Museum

Tea gown

: “ The elaborate and luxurious decoration on this gown characterises fashionable ‘at home’ wear of the late century and early It was worn by the mother of Lady Hoyer Millar.

Silk tea gown, ca. 1885, Liberty & Co. (British, f. London, 1875)

Tea gown Liberty Co. (British, founded London, Date: ca. 1885 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 57 in.

Two-piece sage faille day dress with gray satin bands, 1874. Semi-boned bodice with dorset buttons, stand collar, and lace-trimmed cuffs. Skirt decorated with ruching and pleats. Whitaker Auctions/Live Auctioneers

Two-piece sage faille day dress with gray satin bands, Semi-boned bodice with dorset buttons, stand collar, and lace-trimmed cuffs. Skirt decorated with ruching and pleats.

Evening dress, American or European, ca. 1884-86. Silk. Met: "The bustle was at its greatest extension by 1885. It was almost perpendicular to the back and heavily upholstered. The 1880s versions were as padded and heavily embellished as a drawing-room hassock of the period."

Red Silk Evening Dress, American or European, c. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Behold the mighty bustle. Does this make my butt look big?