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Day dress, ca. 1885-90. Blue silk with woven stripes of red, blue, and light blue, blue cord, and glass beads. Boned bodice lined in beige cotton, asymmetrically-draped skirt in brown cotton. Hem reinforced with black linen. Mode Museum, Antwerp

Day dress, ca. 1885-90. Blue silk with woven stripes of red, blue, and light blue, blue cord, and glass beads. Boned bodice lined in beige cotton, asymmetrically-draped skirt in brown cotton. Hem reinforced with black linen. Mode Museum, Antwerp

Alternating stripes of sky blue satin & white faille: skirt w/ pleated trim, day jacket, Emile Pingat 1870s-80s.

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Alternating stripes of sky blue satin & white faille: skirt w/ pleated trim, day jacket, Emile Pingat 1870s-80s.

Augusta Auctions

North America's #1 auction house for Couture & Vintage Fashion. Augusta Auctions accepts consignments of historic clothing and textiles from museums, estates and individuals.

Dress, cotton and silk, 1885, American.

Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Silk Dress -- 1877-1879 -- American -- The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute

Silk Dress -- 1877-1879 -- American -- The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute

Two-piece day dress, Nice, France, ca. 1870-75. Light green cotton/wool with beige pleated silk trim. Bodice lined with cotton, closes with fabric-covered buttons. Skirt with pleats in back, hem reinforced with cotton and woolen band, closes with hooks & eyes at waist. Mode Museum, Antwerp

Two-piece day dress, Nice, France, ca. 1870-75. Light green cotton/wool with beige pleated silk trim. Bodice lined with cotton, closes with fabric-covered buttons. Skirt with pleats in back, hem reinforced with cotton and woolen band, closes with hooks & eyes at waist. Mode Museum, Antwerp

Dress (side view), Augusta Lundin: ca. 1880's, Swedish, embellished silk velvet and satin.

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Dress (side view), Augusta Lundin: ca. 1880's, Swedish, embellished silk velvet and satin.

Girl’s Dress 1883 The Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Circa 1885 printed paisley wool dress, American.

A Vintage Ramble

As a trade member of the Vintage Fashion Guild I am part of a large community of vintage fashion professionals. All our members are passionate about vintage and work hard to maintain integrity in our businesses. We are constantly fact checking the history of our merchandise to make sure our goods are properly represented. Whenever we are stumped about something we turn to each other for answers and 99% of the time someone is able to help. Jonathan Walford is a long time VFG member and one of…

This seems to be the same dress, but in the first picture, there is a pale blue insert on the bodice using (apparently) the same material as the skirt & cuffs. The Costume Gallery of the Pitti Palace in Florence says this is a wedding dress made in Naples between 1876 & 1878 (photo: Marcello Bertoni). The picture on the bottom was taken by a tourist, Joseph Hilsey, for his blog, Material World, and is described as "Yellow and cream striped silk over pale blue underskirt, ca. 1878."

This seems to be the same dress, but in the first picture, there is a pale blue insert on the bodice using (apparently) the same material as the skirt & cuffs. The Costume Gallery of the Pitti Palace in Florence says this is a wedding dress made in Naples between 1876 & 1878 (photo: Marcello Bertoni). The picture on the bottom was taken by a tourist, Joseph Hilsey, for his blog, Material World, and is described as "Yellow and cream striped silk over pale blue underskirt, ca. 1878."