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Unlabelled blue and white stripe bustle dress 1890s

The Darnell Collection and Cotton Australia

Australian Fashion Council

Australian Fashion Council
Australia

Bustle dress
1890s
America
Maker unknown
This bodice and bustle skirt is made of a woven figured stripe linen/cotton blend gauze with a stylized floral brocade. It has machine made cotton lace insert panels on yoke and sleeve. The bodice is lined with an inbuilt camisole and is made from a cotton shirting fabric and trimmed in machine cotton lace ribbon. The bows and edging are made from silk velvet. This dress came from Dr Huber family of NYC.
The skirt and bodice is all hand stitched.

Other information
Fashion in 1890
http://www.bl.uk/learning/timeline/item106392.html
http://www.fashion-era.com/the_victorian_era.htm
http://www.victoriana.com/Victorian-Fashion/

Bustles in 1890
http://www.fashion-era.com/bustles.htm
https://www.pinterest.com/juliroo/the-way-we-wore-late-victorian-late-bustle-1878-18/

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  • Title: Unlabelled blue and white stripe bustle dress 1890s
  • Creator: The Darnell Collection, Cotton Australia
  • Date Created: 1890
  • Location Created: USA
  • Provenance: USA
  • Type: Bustle Dress
  • Photographer: Cotton Australia
  • Original Source: The Darnell Collection
  • Medium: Linen, Cotton and Cotton Lace

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