Period accurate 1885 Visiting Dress created & hand sewn by fashion designer John Burbidge: deep red silk satin & velvet bustle skirt & jacket, lace blouse, fringed & tasseled over skirt, includes matching parasol & hat, shoes.
theblacklacedandy: “cimetiere-chanson: “ Afternoon dress ca. Made and worn by Ora Baily McCuthen, a concert pianist in San Diego. She was the daughter of James O. Baily, one of the first men to discover gold in.
Afternoon dress Design House: Augustine Martin & Company Designer: Augustine Martin (French) Date: ca. 1885 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 27 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume