Dress of light-coloured satin and silk tulle with chenille applications, made by Fanny Scheiner, 1875/85. Belonged to Empress Elisabeth ("Sisi"). Collection of Imperial Carriage Museum / Kunsthistorisches Museum, via Google Cultural Institute.
Crinoline Evening Dress, ca. Evening dresses during the Crinoline period typically had much lower necklines and shorter sleeves than dresses worn in the day. Skirts were very voluminous. The fringe on the sleeves of this gown was very popular at the time
Evening dress Designer: Jacques Doucet (French, Paris Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 10 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 52 in. cm) (c) Length at CB: 12 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marie Louise Constable, 1951
Kimono dressing gown, c. This blue dressing gown began as a "furisode" or "swinging sleeves" kimono, a type worn only by young unmarried women, but was converted into a Victorian styled dress. For more information, click image.