Corset ca. 1893-97 From the exhibition “A Century of Style: Costume and Colour 1800-1899″ at Glasgow Museums

Corset ca. 1893-97 From the exhibition “A Century of Style: Costume and Colour 1800-1899″ at Glasgow Museums

Evening dress, French, ca. 1894-1895 Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti / Europeana Fashion

Evening dress, French, ca. 1894-1895 Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti / Europeana Fashion

Julius Hare (British, 1859-1932) A portrait of a lady 60 x 40in (152.5 x 101.8cm)

Julius Hare (British, 1859-1932) A portrait of a lady 60 x 40in (152.5 x 101.8cm)

Day dress ca. 1890s. Blue & white polka dot wool with lace collar & cuffs, gigot sleeves, substantial ruffle at hemline, cotton bodice lining and polished cotton skirt lining. Marzilli Vintage/Ruby Lane

Day dress ca. 1890s. Blue & white polka dot wool with lace collar & cuffs, gigot sleeves, substantial ruffle at hemline, cotton bodice lining and polished cotton skirt lining. Marzilli Vintage/Ruby Lane

Portrait of Edith Kingdon Gould, by Chartran, 1898 (above), showing the sitter wearing a red velvet evening gown, by Worth, also made in 1898 (below). Photos via the Irenebrination blog.

Portrait of Edith Kingdon Gould, by Chartran, 1898 (above), showing the sitter wearing a red velvet evening gown, by Worth, also made in 1898 (below). Photos via the Irenebrination blog.

Silk satin dress, late 19th century, with applications of silk gauze and lace. Museum of Mexican History

Silk satin dress, late 19th century, with applications of silk gauze and lace. Museum of Mexican History

Evening Dress   c. 1895   -   From The Duseo de Museo de Historia Mexicana

Evening Dress c. 1895 - From The Duseo de Museo de Historia Mexicana

Evening dress ca. 1897 From the Galleria del Costume di Palazzo...

Evening dress ca. 1897 From the Galleria del Costume di Palazzo...

Evening dress ca. 1898-1900 From the Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Evening dress ca. 1898-1900 From the Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Evening dress, French, ca. 1894-1895 Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti / Europeana Fashion

Evening dress, French, ca. 1894-1895 Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti / Europeana Fashion

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