TRAINED SILK BROCADE and VELVET BUSTLE DRESS, One-piece sapphire blue velvet with collar, cuff and front skirt panel of grey and mauve striped silk with cream floral brocade, trimmed with double blue satin ruffle, pierced buttons with cut steels.
Dress, Dinner Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 26 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 60 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
Dress Place of origin: Britain, United Kingdom (made) Date: 1885 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Printed cotton Credit Line: Given by Agatha Granville Museum number: Dress
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
Morin-Blossier evening dress ca. 1885-88 From the Musée Galliera (Fripperies and Fobs)