Ivory silk bengaline wedding gown, French, Open V-neck boned back lacing bodice with points, short sleeves with lace on net bell, trimmed with bands of satin ribbon & lined in muslin. wide train with applied hem band of Van Dyke.
Ball Gown - c. 1885 - Britain, United Kingdom (probably, made) - Moiré silk overlaid and trimmed with machine lace, and lined with silk, cotton and whalebone - May Littledale (née Primrose) wore this in 1885 - Watsonette
Afternoon dress Design House: House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Date: ca. 1875 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 28 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 61 in.