Evening dress with court train, Worth, ca. 1898. Two-piece black silk velvet voided to satin. Boned back-lacing bodice cut along velvet floral & inset at shoulder. Front & back with cream Alençon lace over chiffon with spangles, short sleeve with lace ruffle, matching skirt with 3 front lace gores over pleated chiffon and long, square train. Silk lining. Whitaker Auctions
Gothic Charm School: pretty things • Well, aren’t these lovely and sumptuous? Andrew...
House of Rouff, Paris, ca. 1897. Silk twill and silk cut velvet on twill foundation. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Velvet and Wool Tartan Afternoon Dress, ca. 1881via Whitaker...Kinda like the Steam Punk feel.
Walking ensemble Date: 1887–88 Culture: American or European Medium: silk, glass Accession Number: 1978.295.10a–c The Metropolitan Museum of Art