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Brown & White Check Dress
Brown and white woven wool check; brown velvet collar, cuffs and false pockets on bodice; 2 velvet covered buttons on back of bodice; lace trim on sleeves; cotton lining in bodice and skirt; long sleeve bodice which covers hips; steel cut button…

Brown Cut Velvet Dolman
Dolman style capelet of brown cut velvet in floral motif, trimmed with plush chenille brown fringe tipped with brown wooden beads.

Beaded Evening Cape
Black cotton and glass bead crochet cape with front lappets and high collar; ends of lappets and shoulders trimmed with crochet and glass bead ball tassels; hem edge trimmed with glass ball fringe; has a waistband attachment; opening for the arms…

1880's Brown Wool Coat
Brown wool coat with brown and black plush trim on collar, cuffs and over hips; fold-over tall band collar; princess darts in front, princess seams in back; narrow two piece set-in sleeves with wide cuffs; center front button closure-eighteen 1"…

1880's Dolman Jacket
Full length dark red violet evening coat of silk fabric with alternating satin and velvet 4" wide stripes. Dolman type sleeves with fullness at sleeve cap are shaped to force the arms forward and bend at elbow. Shaped 1.5" band collar with hook…

1881 Silk Beaded Wedding Dress
Elaborate ivory satin gown with bustle and train having a metallic brocade ‘vest’ and front skirt panel; embellishments of lace and bows complement glass bead and pearl trim on silk net around the neckline and wrists. Double pleated ruffles top the…

1880s Wool and Silk Wedding Dress
An off-white silk satin and novelty weave wool wedding dress with hand painted panels: Bodice: short length; fitted; front - 2 sets of waist darts, back - princess seams; satin band collar hidden by lace collar; center front closure : 23 small round…

1886-1887 Green wool bodice and skirt
Green wool bodice and skirt. Skirt has waterfall ruffles in back.

Worth, Charles Frederick; Yellow Silk Gown
Yellow silk brocade. ca. 1886

1880 Two-Tone Silk Wedding Dress
Two-tone beige/tan silk dress having a front laced corselet on the silk lace-trimmed bodice and a back mother-of-pearl button closure. The skirt front is trimmed with a wide horizontally pleated and gathered band above a box-pleated flounce and the…
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