Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885

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Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885

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Description

In August 1882, Peterson’s Magazine reported: “Velvet-figured goods will also be extensively worn next season." An example is this copper colored two-piece silk faille bustle dress, with plain sleeves and jacket effect. A cut-velvet front panel on the skirt includes a floral design resembling tulips.

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About This Item

  • Title: Silk faille and cut velvet bustle dress, ca. 1885
  • Creation Date: circa 1885
  • Subject Date: circa 1885
  • Media: silk, cotton, velvet
  • Dimensions: 154.940 cm x 109.220 cm
  • Local Code: 1993.300.363
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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