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1873, United Kingdom or France - Day dress - Silk and ruching

Day dress

Day dress, The V says: "The ruched skirt and draperies on this dress reverberate with intense colour, revealing the fashion for bright new synthetic dyes.

Silk bustle dress with beaded trim, ca. 1880. Two-piece claret satin and taffeta with iridill fringe, buttons and crescent ornament, boned polonaise bodice ruched into back bow, lace collar, underskirt decorated with bands of ruching and pleats, brown cotton lining. Whitaker Auctions

Silk bustle dress with beaded trim, ca. 1880. Two-piece claret satin and taffeta with iridill fringe, buttons and crescent ornament, boned polonaise bodice ruched into back bow, lace collar, underskirt decorated with bands of ruching and pleats, brown cotton lining. Whitaker Auctions

1830s

FIGURED SILK GOWN, c. Olive-gold with vertical dotted stripe alternating with domino and foliate devices, the princess bodice ruched a.

Dress in three parts, Italian, silk taffeta with straw embroidery, 1867, Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti, 00000101, via EuropeanaFashion.eu

Rate the Dress: Lightning bolts, fringe, bobbles, straw, and miles of mauveine - The Dreamstress

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