Half-mourning dress, by Sara Mayer & A. Morhanger, 1889-92. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. See: http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O135455/dress-sara-mayer-a/

Edwardian Dress Sara Mayer & F. Morhanger (designed and made by) Paris Figured silk, overlaid with chiffon, velvet ribbon, machine lace, with striped velvet Museum no. Given by Lord and Lady Fairhaven Victoria and Albert Museum

Silk Gauze Wedding Dress 1874

Wedding Dress Made Of Silk Gauze, Trimmed With Silk Embroidered Net Lace, Silk Satin, Lined With Silk - Great Britain, United Kingdom Or France - Victoria & Albert Museum

ca 1865. The full skirt is fantastic!

1865 French Silk evening dress at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - If you click the pin, you will see that this is actually an example of a transformation dress. Such a dress was made up of three pieces: a skirt, a day bodice and an evening bodi


Evening dress, ca. Herbert Luey (American), silk and linen, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress (image 1) | Designer: Depret | French | 1867-69 | piña cloth, silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.62.35.7a–c

French silk dress by Depret, Paris. - French silk dress by Depret, Paris. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

PROMENADE DRESS: yellow figured silk bodice, cream lace yoke & high neck, black lace applied bands, white chiffon w/ black velvet ribbon shoulder scarf, yellow silk faille skirt w/ black velvet ribbon trim