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Worth Evening Gown | Met | 1898-1900
Bust improvers, 1880s-90s
Caroline Reboux Evening Cape | Met Museum | c. 1899
Emile Pingat Cape | Met Museum | c. 1895
How steampunk is this?
Emile Pingat Cape | Met Museum | c. 1891
Embroidered wool cape | Philadelphia Museum of Art | c. 1895
Feather Cape | V&A Museum | c. 1895
Beaded Wedding Dress || Minnesota Historical Society || 1891
Elizaveta Fedorovna, c. 1880s-90s
According to the famous Heather McNaughton of Truly Victorian patterns, typical late Victorian and Edwardian era petticoats similar to this one
"were made with lots of varied ruffles to them, so you would have 3-4 layers at the hem line in one petti. Start with a full length petti, and put a 6" ruffle at the hem. Over that you have a tall ruffle coming off at knee height that goes to the hem, with a 6" ruffle on the bottom if it."
[Cotton petticoat, Met Museum, c. 1895]