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Day dress, 1850’s, blue floral lace over white silk(?), lace collar and under sleeves (engageantes), from KULTUREN

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Evening Dress c. 1850-India?, White mullin; mullin on silk satin for bodice; floral motif embroidered with jewel beetle elytra and gold thread; matching shawl. (from Kyoto Costume Institute)

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Dress coat and linen trousers, late 1840s - early 1850s. Museum no. T.177-1965. Given by Capt. Raymond Johnes | V&A

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Plaid silk day dress with pelerine, ca. late 1850s. | In the Swan's Shadow

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1850s Men's fashion-Transitioning from the Beau Brummel look towards the Victorian. Yes. men wore girdles and stomachers. Spanx of their day were a necessity, but only the Butler knew for sure...

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Afternoon dress Date: ca. 1855 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 60 in. (152.4 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mae Schenck, 1963 Accession Number: 2009.300.864

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