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The evening gown

 

     The ladies evening gown from ca 1880. It consists of a cotton petticoat, a wire bustle, a skirt and a sleeveless corset. The gown is made of taffeta with a black lace, tassels, spangles and feather decorations around neckline. The dress is complemented by a lace and feather fan and long sateen gloves.

 
Tailor's - Lenka, The evening gown, part 2
Copyright Martina a Martin Hřibovi 2006
Tailor's - Lenka, Bustle era promenade robe, part 1