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Day dress, ca 1885 Europe, b0dice-g0ddess at the LACMA
Fancy dress, 1884, Fancy Dresses Described, or: What to Wear at Fancy Balls
It’s a hornet

Fancy dress, 1884, Fancy Dresses Described, or: What to Wear at Fancy Balls

It’s a hornet

Girl’s dress, ca 1883 United States, MFA Boston

Girl’s dress, ca 1883 United States, MFA Boston

Evening dress, ca 1885, McCord Museum
Wedding dress, 1884 Canada, McCord Museum
This was made for $4.00 by an Ontario dressmaker.  I can’t find what that would be in modern Canadian dollars, but given the similar value of Canadian and American dollars throughout history, I’ll assume it was something like $90 (95 USD).  Not that much, really.

Wedding dress, 1884 Canada, McCord Museum

This was made for $4.00 by an Ontario dressmaker.  I can’t find what that would be in modern Canadian dollars, but given the similar value of Canadian and American dollars throughout history, I’ll assume it was something like $90 (95 USD).  Not that much, really.

Day dress, ca 1885 United States, Indianapolis Museum of Art

Day dress, ca 1885 United States, Indianapolis Museum of Art

Dinner dresses, mid-1880’s
Walking or seaside dresses, mid-1880’s
Walking dresses, mid-1880’s
Mademoiselle de Nouille by Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat, 1884, Musee des Beaux-Arts

Mademoiselle de Nouille by Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat, 1884, Musee des Beaux-Arts

A Woman of Ambition by James Tissot, 1883-85

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