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1886- I really really like this color contrast.

During the Bustle Period, women wore a fitted bodice with a fuller bottom on the backside usually with patterns and brighter colors that matched her accessories such as a parasol or a purse.

Journal des Demoiselles 1881

Journal des Demoiselles such as the wealthy, hopeful brides would wear when they arrived in Leadville, Colorado in the summer of wed miners. (The Bride Lottery, by Kristin Holt)