Man in striped suit with frock coat, flat hat, lace-up tie and checked waistcoat. The woman wears a voluminous dress, the waist figure accentuated, the skirt supported by a steel frame.
Early Victorian. 1840-1865. The crinoline of the mid-forties was probably the most concealing costume ever worn by women.
The reign of crinoline. Petticoats, Cashmere shawls, Pompadour parasols. Dressmakers, like tailors, had begun to deal in ready-made garments.
Capotes de Lemoniev Pelvey. La Mode may 1850.
Crinoline fashion. La Mode 1850.
Chapeaux de Mariton. Lingerie de Daniel Deray. Corsets de Mme. Dumoulin.
La vie Mondaine en 1850. Echoes of Bon Ton and of the life of fashion in 1850
Godey’s Fashions for November, 1874. Fashion Plate of Godey’s Ladies Book. Victorian Crinoline Costumes.
Les Modes Parisiennes 1862. Petticoats, corsets and skirt fashion of the Fashion House of Plument.
Victorian Communion Dresses. La Mode Illustrée 1865. Robe de Communiante de Mme Breant-Castel 58 Rue Ste Anne. Mode Illustrée 1865. Pl. 13. (France Second Empire Fashion.) La Mode Illustrée. Journal de… Read More