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Day dress, 1855 From the Musée Galliera

Figured Silk Day Dress, 1855 Burgundy silk gown with floral motifs. Trimmed in silk fringe. Palais Galliera, musée de l.

Abito da ballo latino quaker

Day dress, circa Two pieces. Bodice has round neckline, pagoda sleeves, and front closure with 12 buttons. Skirt comprises 8 panels with small ruffle at hem. Via Musée Galliera.

Yea, For Giant Plaids.  Found in the Musee Galiera Day Dress ca.1855

Day dress, circa From the Musee Galliera. - I wonder if this is the one the blue Simplicity pattern is based on?

1850s/60s pagoda sleeves and pleated bodice

Pagoda Sleeves made of silk. Narrow at shoulder and expanded abruptly to wide mouth at the end. Sometimes shorter in front, longer in back. These sleeves were patterned after Chinese robe sleeves (Weigle Notes).

Pauline Metternich models a later model crinoline day dress, evidenced by the close sleeves.

back silk dress Pauline Metternich models a later model crinoline day dress, evidenced by the close sleeves.

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