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Caroline Reboux Evening Cape | Met Museum | c. 1899
French evening cape | MFA Boston | c. 1900
Jacques Doucet Evening Cape | Met Museum | c. 1900-1905
Russian court dress ca. 1900
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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]
An Evening Gown of Black Chiffon, c. 1900 via The New York Public Library
Evening dress of Queen Maud of Norway ca. 1909
From the Digitalt Museum