Dress belonging to Empress Maria Fyodorovna, by the fashion house of Charles Worth, Paris, 1890s. Velvet, satin, lace, silk and metal thread. The dress comes with two bodices - one for evening, the other for day (shown here). State Hermitage Museum, via Tea Time at Winter Palace's Tumblr. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.
Day dress, 1893. Blue satin and brown cut velvet stripe with brown velvet sleeves and belt and ice blue satin yoke. Five rhinestone rectangular clasps and 6 brown crochet buttons at wrists. Silk lining in both bodice & skirt; hook closure in front of both. Pocket on right side of bustle skirt. Ohio State Univ.
VELVET AFTERNOON DRESS, LATE 1890s | 2-piece, rusty brown velvet corduroy w/ yellow stripes, black net trim w/ cream & gold embroidery, high inset lace dicky, cut steel on gold metal buckle at the waist