Afternoon dress Design House: Augustine Martin & Company Designer: Augustine Martin (French) Date: ca. 1885 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 27 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume
1874 Princess Velvet & Silk Bustle Gown:This bustle gown is from a very short period of time. These became popular in 1874 and the design only lasted a few years. This dress is made of velvet, silk fabric, beads, and blond lace.
Walking suit, Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Skirt has short train and is worn with bustle. Triangular pocket on right side of skirt, trimmed with buttons & cord lacing, was designed to hold parasol. Indianapolis Museum of Art
Wonderful layering effects and irregularly diagonal ruched details on this French dress, French, ca. Interesting how the front of the 'jacket' looks like it's closed with straps, whereas this is actually a one-piece.