c. 1880's Lovely Silk Soft Black Cut Velvet 2-piece Trained Gown with Handmade Ivory Lace Trim Antique Dress
Hunting ensemble ca. 1825-1830 via The Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Dress that looks to be made from watered silk, 1858. It has 2 bodices - the short-sleeve with the low neckline for the evening, and the high-necked long-sleeve bodice for daytime wear. Met Museum.
Spitafields Silk Evening Dress, 1851Owned by Queen Victoriavia...
Summer dress, French or English, ca. 1866. Two pieces. White cotton, drawstring…
Figured Silk Day Dress, 1855 Burgundy silk gown with floral motifs. Trimmed in silk fringe. Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris
Evening dress in 2 parts & pair of hair bows that match dress trimming, American, ca. 1859–60. Green, white, & pink plaid silk taffeta with bows and streamers of green & white striped taffeta ribbon. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
A goal to reach for my steampunk character: Cera Bennett-Copperfield when she's about town or spying on the elite.